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Can someone die from a lethal dose of regular table salt? If so how much would be lethal dose?

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Dr. Martin Tamler
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In brief: Lethal Dose Salt

In toxicology, the median lethal dose, ld50 (abbreviation for “lethal dose, 50%”) of a toxin, radiation, or pathogen is the dose required to kill half the members of a tested population after a specified test duration.
The ld50 for table salt is 3000 mg/kg.

In brief: Lethal Dose Salt

In toxicology, the median lethal dose, ld50 (abbreviation for “lethal dose, 50%”) of a toxin, radiation, or pathogen is the dose required to kill half the members of a tested population after a specified test duration.
The ld50 for table salt is 3000 mg/kg.
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