Source of chemical poisoning Cases Percentage (%)
Cleaning agents 16 39.0
Construction or building materials 4 9.8
Pesticides and fertilizers 7 17.1
Fuel (kerosene/petrol/diesel) 13 31.7
Others 1 2.4
Total 41 100.0
Table 2: Distribution of chemical poisoning according to the categories of source of chemical poisoning. Cleaning agents: Mosaic cleaner, fabric softener, sodium nitrite, and toilet detergents, household bleach; Construction or building materials: Thinner, superglue; Pesticides and fertilizers: Rodenticides, insecticides, paraquat; Fuel (kerosene/petrol/diesel): Kerosene, petrol; Others: Sodium silicate (material for batik production).
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