Poisoning oxalic acid

Oxalic acid - solid. Used in chemical, wood processing, tanning industry and other Severe poisoning marked by inhalation and ingestion of dust. There hyperthermia skin, irritation of mucous membranes, heart disorder, vomiting, nasal bleeding. Acid has local and pronounced resorptive effect. It anions are connected with calcium, taking it from tissues and cells, abruptly breaking their function. Death can occur in the first ten minutes from paralysis of the Central nervous system. In the tubules of the kidneys, liver and urinary crystals appear calcium oxalate and non-crystalline complexes with calcium. In forensic chemical examination is determined by the characteristic white crystalline precipitates of calcium oxalate.