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What poisons can be inhaled?

A person can be poisoned by breathing in toxic fumes.

Examples include:
  • Carbon monoxide gas from an engine or car exhaust
  • Carbon dioxide gas from wells and sewers
  • Chlorine gas from swimming pools
  • Fumes from household products such as glues and paints
  • Drugs such as crack cocaine

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