Fire ? Re: skin contact with acrylamide

Heinz J. Schaefers schaefers at
Thu Jul 30 15:20:43 EST 1998

yes , i have also heard about this. We had an article about tis incident
posted at our blackboard awhile ago... seems to be true


Marc Crepeau wrote:

> One of my lab mates is Australian and tells me that a while back a New
> Zealand scientist was *deliberately* poisoned with acrylamide.  Apparently
> someone spiked his coffee with it, and although it didn't kill him it
> screwed him up pretty good.  I don't know the details, or even whether it
> is true.  Sounds like it could be apocryphal.  Has anyone else heard about
> this?

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