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Calcium phosphate

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This poisoning is caused by an overdose of calcium phosphate, a substance found in some cosmetics, industrial chemicals, and cements.

Alternative Names

Tribasic; Tricalcium phosphate

Poisonous Ingredient

Calcium phosphate

Where Found
  • Some cosmetic products
  • Some industrial chemicals and cements

Review Date: 05/08/2006
Reviewed By: Janeen R. Azare, PhD, MSPH, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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