These products are based on oxalic acid or alkaline fluoride compounds.


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Animals most affected
Dogs.


[etiology.gif] Etiology
Accidental ingestion or contact with household products.


[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Corrosive agents, causing necrosis when in contact with the skin and mucosae.

Oral doses in mg/kg:

Alkaline fluorides
LD cattle 200
  dogs 100

Oxalic acid
LD dogs 1 g/animal
  cats 0.2 g/animal


[clinical.gif] Clinical features and lesions

Following ingestion

Following contact


[treatm~1.gif] Treatment

The antidote involves calcium salts.

Following ingestion

Following contact with the eye

Following contact with the skin