A fatal case of oral ingestion of toluene.

  title={A fatal case of oral ingestion of toluene.},
  author={Kiyoshi Ameno and Chiaki Fuke and Setsuko Ameno and Takahiro Kiriu and Kana Sogo and Iwao Ijiri},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={41 3},
A 51-year-old male ingested orally a large quantity of toluene and died about 30 min later. The presence of toluene in body fluids and tissues was confirmed by gas chromatography and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Tissue distribution of toluene showed that the liver detected the highest content of toluene (433.5 micrograms/g), except for the stomach… CONTINUE READING