Oxalic acid found in Milk tea victim

The son of Ergocha Teahouse owner  was charged for frustrated  murder after a customer and his father died from drinking the milk tea that the owner blended.

As per MPD, the poison that was found in the milk tea is oxalic acid. Oxalic acid is a bleaching and cleaning agent it is classified as health hazard 3 under the HMIS (Hazardous Materials Identification System). It can be purchased easily for the mere reason that it is also commonly used as laundry bleaching agent, you can buy it even  in “tingi” or pa lima limang piso lang. Continue reading “Oxalic acid found in Milk tea victim”

Chemical in Milk Tea poisoning?

As per the initial report of DOH there were no traces of cyanide, nitrite, nitrate, or arsenic. They are now testing the sample for other substances like Oxalic acid, Nitrobenzene, Organophosphate, and Organochlorine. Aside from these DOH also will expand their test  to included biological like blood, gastric , content and tissue. Continue reading “Chemical in Milk Tea poisoning?”