Pathological and Toxicological Findings in Glyphosate-Surfactant Herbicide Fatality: A Case Report

  title={Pathological and Toxicological Findings in Glyphosate-Surfactant Herbicide Fatality: A Case Report},
  author={Pongruk Sribanditmongkol and Prapan Jutavijittum and Pattaravadee Pongraveevongsa and Klintean Wunnapuk and Piya Durongkadech},
  journal={The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology},
AbstractGlyphosate herbicide is promoted by the manufacturer as having no risks to human health, with acute toxicity being very low in normal use. In Thailand, however, poisoning from glyphosate agricultural herbicides has been increasing. A case of rapid lethal intoxication from glyphosate-surfactant herbicide involved a 37-year-old woman, who deliberately ingested approximately 500 mL of concentrated Roundup formulation (41% glyphosate as the isopropylamine salt and 15% polyoxyethylene amine… 
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