In Irkutsk the mass poisoning of cosmetic hawthorn tincture, designed for outdoor use. According to the latest data, died 26 people. Several dozens are in hospital, most in serious condition. The place of production "Hawthorn"is detected, the distributors arrested.
In one of the hospitals of Irkutsk for 2 days by patients with acute chemical poisoning. Residents of one of the residential districts with similar symptoms started to attend the local hospital on December 17. According to the management of medical institutions, such mass poisoning they see for the first time in his practice.
According to doctors among victims there are men and women from 35 to 50 years. Accompanying relatives and friends told the doctors that the cause of poisoning could be the use of "Hawthorn". Now this is a preliminary version of the investigation. "Hawthorn" is alcohol-containing concentrate for bathing, use which inside is prohibited, as is written on the label. Rospotrebnadzor in Irkutsk region holds a unscheduled raids on retail outlets in the district of Novo-Lenino, to detect and to prevent trade in low-quality concentrate. These points have already been discovered.
In Irkutsk organized by special staff, conducts checks on the fact of illegal trade in alcoholic beverages. Patients collected samples for chemical and Toxicological examination. Upon death people instituted a criminal case.
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