Antidote, external--Flood affected areas with water; follow with saturated solution of boric acid.
Antidote, internal--Give magnesia, chalk, or whiting suspended in water; follow with mustard
CARBOLIC ACID (See Phenol)
Colorless liquid; peculiar odor, yielding heavy vapors. POISONOUS! VAPOR AND LIQUID
VERY HARMFUL!! Use of this chemical has been outlawed for use in the Navy because of its
EXCEEDINGLY HARMFUL TOXIC QUALITIES!! Absorption of poison through the skin also
Use only in well ventilated areas. Avoid exposure to fumes and contact with skin.
Antidote, external--Flood affected areas with water immediately.
Antidote, internal--Remove patient into fresh air immediately; give magnesia, chalk, or whiting
suspended in water; follow with mustard emetic.
CUPRIC SULFATE (Copper sulfate)
Blue crystals, slowly efflorescing in air--Almost white when dehydrated. POISONOUS!!
Antidote, internal--Give emetics, or use stomach siphon; after patient has been relieved, give
white of eggs freely, also charcoal, iron filings, magnesia, and pure potassium ferrocyanid. DO
NOT GIVE MILK OR FATTY ACIDS!!
ETHYL ALCOHOL (Grain alcohol)
Colorless, limpid, volatile liquid. Flash point: 57F. DANGEROUS, FIRE HAZARD!
Antidote, external--Flood affected areas with water.
Antidote, internal--Give emetic of mustard, followed with bicarbonate of soda in water. Repeat
soda at short intervals.