Camphor poisoning

Camphor Poisoning was an existing Victorian CPG that has been revised

Key Points

  1. Camphor is highly toxic
  2. Onset of symptoms can be early, within 15 mins of ingestion of more than 30mg/kg
  3. Neurologic complications are common. Seizures can occur within 90 mins of ingestion

For 24 hour advice, contact the Victorian Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26



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