Tetrachlorethane Etc





=Tetrachlorethane= ('Cellon').--Acetylene tetrachloride; vapour has

caused poisoning in aeroplane ('dope') and cinema film works.



Symptoms.--Gastric symptoms and marked jaundice. This may be followed

in days or weeks by stupor, coma, death.



Post-Mortem.--Fatty degeneration of internal organs, chiefly liver.



=Trinitrotoluene (T.N.T.).=--An explosive solid which stains the skin an

orange colour; may be absorbed through skin or be inhaled.



Symptoms.--Shortness of breath, headache, drowsiness. Later, skin

irritation, gastritis, jaundice, blood degeneration.



Treatment.--Remove from work, rest in bed, diuretics, purgatives,

alkalies.





Symptoms And Post-mortem Appearances Of Different Classes Of Poisons The Inebriates Acts facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

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