seeds (Ricinus)

Monique Reed monique at bio.tamu.edu
Wed Mar 25 08:49:28 EST 1998


Yes, castor beans are very poisonous.  They should not be kept/used where 
children might eat them.  Don't know about handling the "innards" in a lab 
situtation.  I imagine any danger would be avoided by wearing latex gloves.

M. Reed



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