Poisonous Compound List

Most compounds that can be poisonous are common household chemicals such as bleach, ammonia, and many others.


1. Acetone - a metabolite of Isopropanol.  Acetone is found in nail polish  remover.

Cyanide - competitively binds to hemoglobin, a component of the red blood cell that transports oxygen from cell to cell.

Ethylene Glycol - Antifreeze; this compound is used as an automobile coolant.  Unfortunately, some adventurous individual or alcoholics will indulge in this forbidden drink.  Ethylene Glycol may have hallucinogenic effects, in addition to the "buzz or drunkenness" feeling furnished from drinking beer, liquor, or wine.

Isopropanol - Rubbing alcohol can cause gastric disturbances or irritations.

Methanol (Wood Alcohol) - oxidized or metabolized to Formaldehyde, a common biological preservative that can cause blindness and/or death.  The most common and effective treatment is Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol inducement), found in alcoholic beverages such as beer, liquor, or wine.

Sodium Hypochlorite (Bleach)

Ammonia (NH3) - common household cleaner found in window or glass cleaner such as Windex.

8. Heavy Metals -    Lead, Arsenic, and Mercury

Carbon Monoxide - deprives cellular oxygen

Acetaminophen - an analgesic drug found in over the counter medication such as Tylenol.  This is a common poison use by suicidal teenager.

Formaldehyde - this is a compound that is use as a biological preservative such as fetal pig, cats, etc. for dissection purposes in biology, anatomy classes, etc.  As mentioned above, formaldehyde is a byproduct of Methanol oxidation.  





Poison Testing Process

If you have a material whether it's some powder, liquid, food stuffs, or any other materials that you believe may be poisonous, then the following will explain how to get your sample(s) tested for poisons.


1. Price List


a. Identification of a Poison (Qualitative ONLY, Non-detect or POsitive ONLY Results) - $455.00 per sample

b.Quantitative Analysis - $125.00 per compound
c. Expedited (Stat) Fee - $125.00 per sample. Same day results.

3. Submitting Your Samples for Testing

Please click on How to submit your sample for testing