PENTACHLORPHENOL TOXICITY
 
Description    Pentachlorophenol is a wood preservative that can be absorbed through the skin and lungs or cause direct irritation.
 
Species   Bovine, Caprine, Ovine
 
Signs   Dyspnea, Excitement, Fever, Generalized weakness, Hyperesthesia, Increased respiratory rate, Seizures or syncope, Tachycardia, Trembling, Tremor, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Weight loss
 
References   Poppenga RH. Commercial and Industrial Chemical Hazards for Ruminants. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 2011;27:373 [Web Reference]
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