Tetramethylammonium hydroxide poisoning

@article{Lin2010TetramethylammoniumHP,
  title={Tetramethylammonium hydroxide poisoning},
  author={Chun-Chi Lin and Chen-Chang Yang and Jiin Ger and Jou‐Fang Deng and Dong-Zong Hung},
  journal={Clinical Toxicology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48},
  pages={213 - 217}
}
Introduction. Tetramethylammonium hydroxide (TMAH) is widely used as a developer or etchant in semiconductor and photoelectric industries. In addition to alkalinity-related chemical burn, dermal exposure to TMAH may also result in respiratory failure and/or sudden death. The latter toxic effect has been of great concern in Taiwan after the occurrence of three fatalities in recent years. To better understand the toxicity following dermal exposure to TMAH, we analyzed all cases with TMAH exposure… 
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