Toxic effects of cyclonite (C‐4) plastic explosive ingestion in a dog

Article · October 2008with119 Reads
DOI: 10.1111/j.1476-4431.2008.00345.x


    Objective – To describe the clinical manifestations following cyclonite (C-4) plastic explosive ingestion in a dog.
    Case Summary – A 2-year-old male castrated Labrador working dog weighing 35 kg was presented for seizures shortly after ingestion of C-4. The dog was successfully treated for the seizures, but developed polyuria/polydipsia shortly after being discharged and was ultimately diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.
    New or Unique Information Provided – This is the first documented case of renal insufficiency in a dog after C-4 intoxication.