Year: 2000 Source: Journal of Emergency Medicine, v.19, no.2, (August 2000), p.159-163 SIEC No: 20010461

The case of a 33-year-old man who committed suicide by ingestion of a CCA wood preservative is discussed in this article. The different types of wood preservatives & the most common features of intoxication of each component of the CCA preservative are described. (40 refs.)