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One of the types of rat poison out there use phosphides, although it is more commonly found in gopher or mole poisons.  When the phosphides combine with stomach acid, phosphine gas is produced that works on the neurological system and very lethal.  Even the gas being exhaled can be toxic to those around the animal.  Toxicity occurs in as little as 1tablespoon  per 20 pounds.  Symptoms can include:

  • Drooling
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bloody Vomit
  • Diarrhea
  • Bloat
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Shock
  • Collapse
  • Seizures
  • Liver Damage
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Death