Year: 2000 Source: Medicine, Science, and the Law, v.40, no.2, (April 2000), p.164-168 SIEC No: 20010512

This article reports on ten fatalities due to poisoning with aluminum phosphide pesticide in Jordan within a 3-month period. Two of the deaths were suicides. Education, proper handling, strict observation & abiding by the regulations controlling this material are good protective measures against aluminum phosphide poisoning. (29 refs.)