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Blood/Systemic Agents (Knockdown Syndrome Agents)

Blood/systemic agents are poisons that affect the body by being absorbed into the blood. Chemicals such as hydrogen cyanide, hydrogen sulfide, and phospine cause rapid loss of consciousness and collapsing, seizure, hypotension and cardiac arrest, also known as Knockdown Syndrome.

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Information from CDC, WISER, and CAMEO
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Additional Resources:

ChemIDplus - Chemical dictionary, structures, and links to many Internet resources (NIH/NLM)
Arsine, Carbon Monoxide, Cyanide, Cyanogen Chloride, Hydrogen Cyanide, Potassium Cyanide, Sodium Fluoroacetate

Hazardous Substances Data Bank - Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicology data (NIH/NLM)
Arsine, Carbon Monoxide, Cyanogen Chloride, Hydrogen Cyanide, Potassium Cyanide, Sodium Cyanide, Sodium Fluoroacetate

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