Turpentine

CAS RN: 8006-64-2

Range of Toxicity

A) TOXICITY: Turpentine is an irritant of the skin and mucous membranes and is a CNS depressant. A value range of 15 to 90 mL has been determined to be the mean oral lethal dose for humans through numerous reports of turpentine fatalities. ADULT: A dose of 120 to 180 mL may be fatal if no treatment is obtained. PEDIATRIC: A dose of 15 mL was fatal in a 2-year-old child; however, benzene was present in the mixture. Children have survived ingestions of 2 to 3 ounces.
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