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Chlordane Poisoning

Poisoning by Chlordane


Presentation

  • A case reporting fatal chlordane ingestion with residue levels in various body tissues is presented. Analyses were performed by gas-liquid chromatography. The highest residue levels were reported in stomach contents, liver, brain, and adipose tissue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Some foamy secretion was present at the mouth, but there was no sweating or lacrimation, and no fasciculations were observed. Respiration was labored, and wheezing was heard over the chest. His gaze wandered, and the pupils were pinpoint.[jamanetwork.com]
  • Thomason also testified that he was present when Stephenson tested his home on October 7, 1986, and that he was then aware that the test was "[t]o see how much Chlordane was in it."[law.justia.com]
  • We can only tolerate low-toxicity cleaning products in the apartment where we're living at present, and must operate air purifiers continually in the apartment and in Joe's car to stay symptom-free. Despite all this, we're still not healthy.[tldp.com]
Physician
  • Be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital if advised by a physician.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
  • Report of a Case An unconscious 17-year-old boy was brought to the hospital at midnight from a nearby settlement with an accompanying note from a physician stating that the boy had drunk an insecticide (a 2% solution of chlordane in kerosene [Flit]).[jamanetwork.com]
  • If you think you have been injured by Chlordane, consult your physician. You also may wish to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer who can help preserve your legal rights and improve your ability to recover for your injuries.[legalmatch.com]
  • Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. (P331) Store in a tightly closed container. (P404) Do not breathe vapor. (P260) Do not get in eyes, on skin or clothing.[accustandard.com]
  • Thomason also admitted that she contacted a physician on August 21, 1986, and discussed having her children tested for Chlordane poisoning.[law.justia.com]
Fishing
  • New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, P.O. Box 394, Lebanon, New Jersey 08833, USA US 2. East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301, USA US 3. New Jersey Pesticide Control Program, P.O.[link.springer.com]
  • The University of Saskatchewan reports that when fish are contaminated with persistent organic pollutants and die, which they all do, their decomposing bodies release the stored chemicals and further contaminate the environment. [ 5 ] In equally depressing[globalhealingcenter.com]
Anorexia
  • الصفحة 11 - Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, epigastric and substernal tightness (cardiospasm) with "heartburn" and eructation, diarrhea, tenesmus, involuntary defecation. Increased sweating. Increased salivation.[books.google.com]
Nausea
  • الصفحة 11 - Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, epigastric and substernal tightness (cardiospasm) with "heartburn" and eructation, diarrhea, tenesmus, involuntary defecation. Increased sweating. Increased salivation.[books.google.com]
  • Below are a few of the symptoms linked to chlordane exposure: Confusion Nausea Cardiac problems Dizziness and tremors Current Status of Chlordane Manufacturing of Chlordane has stopped since the late 1980's, but there are still large stocks of the chemical[legalmatch.com]
  • Then the children, suffering from periodic dizziness and nausea, were tested and found to have possible liver ailments.[people.com]
  • (NTP, 1992) Health Hazard SYMPTOMS: Symptoms of exposure to this compound include blurred vision, confusion, ataxia, delirium, coughing, abdominal pain, nausea, irritability and anuria.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
  • Plaintiff Vicki Mae Thomason Pressley gave deposition testimony that she resided with her parents (plaintiffs Mary Ellen Thomason and Richard Thomason) until her marriage in 1984; that she started having recurrent physical problems (dizziness, diarrhea, nausea[law.justia.com]
Vomiting
  • الصفحة 11 - Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, epigastric and substernal tightness (cardiospasm) with "heartburn" and eructation, diarrhea, tenesmus, involuntary defecation. Increased sweating. Increased salivation.[books.google.com]
  • DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim to a hospital.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
  • (P360) Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. (P331) Store in a tightly closed container. (P404) Do not breathe vapor.[accustandard.com]
  • Low exposure may cause headaches, confusion, vomiting, stomach cramps, vision problems, and general malaise.[globalhealingcenter.com]
  • Hicks gave deposition testimony that he resided with his sister (plaintiff Mary Ellen Thomason) between 1982 *249 and 1986; that he helped spray the Thomason house for bugs "two or three times.. ." during 1983 and 1984 and that he became ill (headaches, vomiting[law.justia.com]
Nausea
  • الصفحة 11 - Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, epigastric and substernal tightness (cardiospasm) with "heartburn" and eructation, diarrhea, tenesmus, involuntary defecation. Increased sweating. Increased salivation.[books.google.com]
  • Below are a few of the symptoms linked to chlordane exposure: Confusion Nausea Cardiac problems Dizziness and tremors Current Status of Chlordane Manufacturing of Chlordane has stopped since the late 1980's, but there are still large stocks of the chemical[legalmatch.com]
  • Then the children, suffering from periodic dizziness and nausea, were tested and found to have possible liver ailments.[people.com]
  • (NTP, 1992) Health Hazard SYMPTOMS: Symptoms of exposure to this compound include blurred vision, confusion, ataxia, delirium, coughing, abdominal pain, nausea, irritability and anuria.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
  • Plaintiff Vicki Mae Thomason Pressley gave deposition testimony that she resided with her parents (plaintiffs Mary Ellen Thomason and Richard Thomason) until her marriage in 1984; that she started having recurrent physical problems (dizziness, diarrhea, nausea[law.justia.com]
Vomiting
  • الصفحة 11 - Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, epigastric and substernal tightness (cardiospasm) with "heartburn" and eructation, diarrhea, tenesmus, involuntary defecation. Increased sweating. Increased salivation.[books.google.com]
  • DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim to a hospital.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
  • (P360) Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. (P331) Store in a tightly closed container. (P404) Do not breathe vapor.[accustandard.com]
  • Low exposure may cause headaches, confusion, vomiting, stomach cramps, vision problems, and general malaise.[globalhealingcenter.com]
  • Hicks gave deposition testimony that he resided with his sister (plaintiff Mary Ellen Thomason) between 1982 *249 and 1986; that he helped spray the Thomason house for bugs "two or three times.. ." during 1983 and 1984 and that he became ill (headaches, vomiting[law.justia.com]
Diarrhea
  • الصفحة 11 - Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, epigastric and substernal tightness (cardiospasm) with "heartburn" and eructation, diarrhea, tenesmus, involuntary defecation. Increased sweating. Increased salivation.[books.google.com]
  • (d) Plaintiff Vicki Mae Thomason Pressley gave deposition testimony that she resided with her parents (plaintiffs Mary Ellen Thomason and Richard Thomason) until her marriage in 1984; that she started having recurrent physical problems (dizziness, diarrhea[law.justia.com]
  • Symptoms of acute poisoning with this type of compound include vomiting, diarrhea, paraesthesia, excitement, giddiness, fatigue, tremors, convulsions, coma, possibly pulmonary edema; liver, kidney and myocardial toxicity and hypothermia.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
Increased Sweating
  • Increased sweating. Increased salivation. Increased lacrimination. ‏[books.google.com]
Increased Sweating
  • Increased sweating. Increased salivation. Increased lacrimination. ‏[books.google.com]
Suggestibility
  • الصفحة 36 - Enzyme studies with human and hen autopsy tissue suggest omethoate does not cause delayed neuropathy in man, Arch.Toxicol. ‏[books.google.com]
  • We suggest that high concentrations in three of the bats caused debility or abnormal behavior that may have precipitated submission for rabies testing.[link.springer.com]
Abnormal Behavior
  • We suggest that high concentrations in three of the bats caused debility or abnormal behavior that may have precipitated submission for rabies testing.[link.springer.com]
Tremor
  • Below are a few of the symptoms linked to chlordane exposure: Confusion Nausea Cardiac problems Dizziness and tremors Current Status of Chlordane Manufacturing of Chlordane has stopped since the late 1980's, but there are still large stocks of the chemical[legalmatch.com]
  • Symptoms of chronic poisoning with this type of compound may include headache, loss of appetite, muscular weakness, fine tremors, apprehensive mental state, aplastic anemia and acute leukemia.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
Irritability
  • (Eye damage/irritation, category 2B) May be irritating to mucous membrane and upper respiratory system.[accustandard.com]
  • It is moderately irritating to the skin and can cause deep depression and liver changes.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
Ataxia
  • (NTP, 1992) Health Hazard SYMPTOMS: Symptoms of exposure to this compound include blurred vision, confusion, ataxia, delirium, coughing, abdominal pain, nausea, irritability and anuria.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
Seizure
  • Elsewhere we learn she is a manic-depressive who has been treated with lithium, has a seizure disorder and is a recovered drug addict. What Antonetta has written is something new—a postpsychological memoir.[michaelpollan.com]
Fine Tremor
  • Symptoms of chronic poisoning with this type of compound may include headache, loss of appetite, muscular weakness, fine tremors, apprehensive mental state, aplastic anemia and acute leukemia.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]

Treatment

  • Current results implicate the hazards associated with chlordane treatment of residential homes and the continued need for further studies. This content is only available as a PDF. 1995 National Academy of Neuropsychologists[academic.oup.com]
  • Back to top Controlling Termites - liquid barrier termite treatments Pre Treatment: Pre Construction Termite Treatment of Structures Homes and other buildings can be pretreated to protect them against termite attack at the time of construction.[doityourselftermitecontrol.com]
  • To the researchers' surprise, the measurable residues of chlorpyrifos continued to increase for a week after the initial treatment.[rainforestinfo.org.au]
  • And each month without medical treatment increases the probability that our immune system damage will be permanent. Conclusions and Questions The realtor committed a material breach of the purchase/sale contract.[tldp.com]
  • Then, in August 1986, three years after the termite treatment, the cat died. Conde sent the pet's remains to Ohio State University for analysis. The report confirmed that the cat suffered from chronic chlordane poisoning.[toxfree.net]

Epidemiology

  • Convincing medical and epidemiological evidence links pesticide poisoning with long-term neurological illnesses such as depression, headaches, reduced concentration and decision- making abilities, visual disturbances, memory impairment, neurobehavioral[tldp.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • الصفحة 1 - Pesticide means any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying or controlling any pest, including vectors of human or animal disease, unwanted species of plants or animals causing harm during or otherwise interfering[books.google.com]
  • Protective gloves must be worn to prevent skin contact. (P280) Shipping Class Shp Class 3[accustandard.com]
  • The pest control company committed the tort of negligence by spraying the home top-to-bottom with more than 758 gallons of highly neurotoxic chemicals, and failing to take prudent and reasonable precautions to prevent these poisons from contaminating[tldp.com]

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