Poisoning From Common Household Products



Clinical Effects


Photophobia, coughing, sneezing, vomiting and diarrhoea.


Oral irritation, bloody vomiting and diarrhoea, incoordination and kidney damage.


Vomiting and diarrhoea. The chlorates may also cause cyanosis and haemolysis.


Vomiting and diarrhoea.


Skin irritation and liver, kidney, lung and airsac damage. Perfumes may cause excitement, incoordination, and coma.

Overheated non-stick pans, irons, ironing board covers

Sudden death, dyspnoea (difficulty breathing), depression, pulmonary haemorrhage.


Eye irritation. If ingested may cause diarrhoea.

Cleaning agents with ammonia compounds

Coughing, sneezing and difficulty breathing. Ammonia may cause immune suppression.




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