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Table 1 Toxicological findings of ethyl chloride in different tissues and on the rag

From: Is old stuff back? A fatal case of ethyl chloride sniffing

  Peripheral blood from CSI (g/L) VH from CSI (g/L) Peripheral blood from autopsy (g/L) Central blood from autopsy (g/L) Lung (mg/kg) Brain (mg/kg) Rag (qualitative)
Ethyl chloride 0.156 0.018 0.165 0.203 19 25 Positive
Ethanol 0.2 0.2 0.2
Drugs of abuse None None
Pharmaceutical drugs None None