Cyanide Poisoning Topic Guide
Cyanide poisoning can occur with smoke inhalation from a fire, chemicals or products in the workplace, plants and foods (for example, apricot pits), certain chemicals will turn into cyanide after ingestion, and suicide attempts. Symptoms of cyanide poisoning include:
Cyanide poisoning cannot be treated at home. Medical treatment is required immediately for cyanide poisoning.
Smoke Inhalation The number one cause of death related to fires is smoke inhalation. An estimated 50-80% of fire deaths are the result of smoke inhalation injuries rather than burns. Smoke inhalation ...