potassium chlorate poisoning


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potassium chlorate poisoning

Poisoning caused by potassium chlorate, large doses of which cause abdominal discomfort, vomiting, diarrhea, hematuria with nephritis, and disturbances of the blood. Gastric lavage should be used to empty the stomach. Other treatment is symptomatic.

CAUTION!

Vomiting should not be induced.
See also: poisoning
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