alexa Accidental feeding of a dilute antiseptic solution (chlorhexidine 0.05\% with cetrimide 1\%) to five babies.


Journal of Clinical Toxicology

Author(s): Mucklow ES

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Abstract Five normal newborn breast fed babies were accidentally fed a dilute antiseptic solution (chlorhexidine 0.05\% with cetrimide 1\%) in place of sterile water, developing caustic burns of the lips, mouth and tongue within minutes; one baby became quite severely ill due to acute pulmonary oedema, but all survived without sequelae.
This article was published in Hum Toxicol and referenced in Journal of Clinical Toxicology

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