MATCHES, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, TOXICITY IN BIRDS
 
Description    Matches containing potassium chloride can be toxic to birds.
 
Species   Avian
 
Signs   Anorexia, Brown color, mucous membranes, Cyanosis, Diarrhea, Dullness, Dyspnea, Exercise intolerance, Increased respiratory rate, Tachycardia, Vomiting or regurgitation
 
References   Labonde J. Toxicity in pet avian patients. Sem Avian Exotic Pet Med 1995;4:23
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