Treatment of yellow phosphorus skin burns with silver nitrate instead of copper sulfate.

@article{Song1985TreatmentOY,
  title={Treatment of yellow phosphorus skin burns with silver nitrate instead of copper sulfate.},
  author={Z Y Song and Yi-ming Lu and Xianglin Gu},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={1985},
  volume={11 Suppl 4},
  pages={33}
}
The authors recommend the application of silver nitrate solution for the treatment of yellow phosphorus skin burns instead of the traditionally used copper sulfate solution. The latter may cause copper poisoning if absorbed through damaged skin. Silver nitrate treatment has been successfully applied in 13 cases of phosphorus burns.