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Hair Dye Poisoning

Super-Vasmol, a cheap, freely-available hair dye isemerging as a major cause of suicidal poisoning in India. It contains potential toxins including paraphenylene diamine, resorcinol, sodium ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid and propylene glycol which can result in multiorgan dysfunction2 . This case report is an attempt to throw light on this emerging problem.

Author(s): Karthikeyan Arjunan Yahiah Basith Balasubramanian Thiagarajan