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How much nicotine kills a human? Tracing back the generally accepted lethal dose to dubious self-experiments in the nineteenth century - Springer Journal Article The discrepancy between the 60-mg dose and published cases of nicotine intoxication has been noted previously (Matsushima et al. 1995; Metzler et al. 2005), but nonetheless, this value is still accepted without scrutiny and taken as the basis for worldwide safety regulations of tobacco and other nicotine-containing products. Nicoti…
Three cases of attempted suicide by ingestion of nicotine liquid used in e-cigarettes Conference Paper (Ingestion of up to 1500ml of e-liquid solution by a 36 y.o. adult shown to be non-fatal) Objective: We report three cases (in two persons) concerning deliberate ingestion in attempted suicide. The Poisons Information Center in Denmark is experiencing an increasing number of calls concerning intake of nicotine liquid used for electronic cigarettes. Most cases concern accidental intake in…