Posts Tagged methanol poisoning

Toxic level of methanol found in ‘lambanog’ samples from Laguna

Marje Pelayo   •   December 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Samples of distilled coconut sap locally known as ‘lambanog’ from three stores in Rizal, Laguna have tested positive of having up to 11% to 18% methanol content....

Death toll in ‘lambanog’ poisoning climbs to 15

Marje Pelayo   •   December 25, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Two more patients confined at the Philippine General Hospital and Rizal Medical Center died successively of complications due to ‘deadly lambanog’ or methanol poisoning on Tuesday (December...

68 victims of lambanog poisoning admitted at PGH; one in critical condition

Maris Federez   •   December 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine General Hospital on Monday (Dec. 23) confirmed that the 68 patients rushed from Rizal, Laguna on Sunday were victims of methanol poisoning. PGH spokesperson Dr....

FDA orders seizure, warns public of Cosmic Carabao Gin

Robie de Guzman   •   July 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday ordered the seizure of Cosmic Carabao Gin products after its samples were found positive for methanol. In an advisory,...


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