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Woman, 34, died after fumes from mixing cleaning products caused fatal asthma attack after she scrubbed bathroom

A WOMAN died when she mixed two cleaning products together while cleaning the bathroom.

Celia Seymour, also known as Leah, collapsed and struggled to breathe after telling her pal she was popping upstairs to bleach the room.

The 34-year-old was rushed to hospital and placed in an induced coma but sadly couldn’t be saved and died four days later.

It is understood she suffered a fatal asthma attack when the fumes from the two chemicals mixed.

Her heartbroken mum Julie Felon has now issued a warning to others not to mix cleaning products, Surrey Live reports.

She said: “I am still in a state of disbelief.

“I can’t believe she has gone.

“She was only just starting her life and it was taken away from her.”

Celia, who managed a car wash in Betchworth, Surrey, was due to meet her boss Peter Seferi on July 19 when the horror unfolded.

He had phoned her to say he would pop over in five minutes when she told him she was running upstairs to bleach the bathroom and would leave the door open.

Peter added: “I got there in less than five minutes, the smell was powerful, I could feel it in my chest.”

The pair went outside and were “talking normally” but tragically, Celia collapsed minutes later and Peter began CPR.

She passed away on July 23 – with the fire service telling her mum the two cleaners had reacted and produced a gas that caused the asthma attack.

Devastated Julie has now paid tribute to her car-mad daughter who had “turned her life around”.

She added: “She turned into a more responsible person and did come across the most happy she had been in years.

“Heaven gained an angel.”

Peter said stunned customers have left flowers and messages for Celia in a memorial book set up at the car wash.

He said: “When someone dies people say nothing but good things about them, but – on my children’s lives – I could not say a bad thing about that girl.

“She was wonderful.

“She would go out of her way to help anyone.

“I don’t feel like coming to work any more. I just feel like I am looking [around], like ‘where is she?’

“I just can’t come to terms with it.”

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