What Is the Lethal Dose of Potassium Cyanide?


The lethal dose of potassium cyanide is 0.2 grams taken orally. A gram of potassium cyanide mixed in with about 0.12 to 0.24 litres of water would make an adult unconscious within 15-45 seconds depending on your body type. Potassium cyanide is classified as a lethal poison.
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Cyanide is not exceptional with regards to the amount needed to kill you, 200mg is the accepted oral lethal dose for an average sized man. There are hundreds of other poisons which are more toxic, Arsenic Oxide and Strychnine being just two common examples.
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