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Acids and Kids Update


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Thursday, 9/9/99
San Diego Union Tribune
Santee, California

Two boys and their mothers suffered chemical burns … when they came
in contact with powerful acids used by a jeweler.

One of the two 3-year-old boys is in critical condition. … playing
in the side yard amid quantities of sulfuric acid, hydrochloric acid,
nitric acid and muriatic acid…

…managed to open a container of 95% sulfuric…

…chemicals are used by the homeowner a jeweler

…officials declined to elaborate on the condition of the three
year old who is listed in critical condition. …the other reported
in good condition. Both mothers treated and released from
hospital…

Bill in Vista