A 22-year-old female asked:
10% hcl on my hands during organic chem lab. i was wearing nitrile gloves entire time.right hand feels hot, irritated, tingling/burning.
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Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Seems OK.: Hcl usually gives symptoms right away. Feels just like a burn. If you have not had any significant symptoms by several hours after the lab you will be fine. Could there have been an organic contact or perhaps irritation by nitrile?
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Last updated Mar 28, 2013
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