Unrecorded alcohol consumption in Russia: toxic denaturants and disinfectants pose additional risks

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Solodun, Yuriy V. ; Monakhova, Yulia B. ; Kuballa, Thomas ; Samokhvalov, Andriy V. ; Rehm, Jürgen ; Lachenmeier, Dirk W. (2011)
  • Publisher: Slovak Toxicology Society SETOX
  • Journal: Interdisciplinary Toxicology, volume 4, issue 4, pages 198-205 (issn: 1337-6853, eissn: 1337-9569)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3274728, doi: 10.2478/v10102-011-0030-x
  • Subject: alcohol | Original Article | risk assessment | Russia | product quality | unrecorded alcohol | alcohol poisoning

In 2005, 30% of all alcohol consumption in Russia was unrecorded. This paper describes the chemical composition of unrecorded and low cost alcohol, including a toxicological evaluation. Alcohol products (n=22) from both recorded and unrecorded sources were obtained from... View more
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