Many of the cosmetics and cleaning products you use without thinking can be very harmful to your cockatiel. Being small creatures, birds are sensitive to even minute toxins in the air, so never expose your pet to any of the following substances:

Aerosol sprays New carpet odor
Smoke, including cigarette smoke Pesticides
Cleaners Room fresheners
Gas emitted from nonstick cookware when it’s overheated (over 530° F) Rug cleaner
Hair spray Scented candles
Natural gas leak Self-cleaning-oven spray