The resulting effect is generally a rising smoke, though they can be used to create low- lying fogs by using chiller units to chill the output. The chemicals used in the fog fluids are not toxic. Despite some claims to the contrary, they are not carcinogenic and they do not cause asthma.
Just so, is it safe to breathe fog machine fog?
As long as your fog machine is used properly it is perfectly safe to breathe. Most fog machine fluids are made from a water and glycol solution that is not considered to be hazardous, however it may cause respiratory or throat irritation problems in some people.
Can you use a fog machine as a snow machine?
Nope, The machines use two different types of fluids. The two different fluids are not cross compatable and putting snow fluid in your fog machine would likely clog the mechanics of the machine and vaporizing a soap based fluid would produce a weak and terrible smelling fog that you would not want to be exposed to.
How do you make homemade fog?
Method 2 Making Fog From Glycerin
- Mix pure glycerin with distilled water.
- Add fragrance oils, if desired.
- Poke several holes in the side of a metal can.
- Cut the top off a plastic 2-liter (2-qt) bottle.
- Tape the narrow end of the bottle to a pie tin.
- Light the candle.
- Pour the fog juice into the bottle.