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V US Jermuk prodaetsya tolko v Armyanskix magazinax. V Amerikanskix magazinax ne prodaetsya Jermuk.
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Arsenic poisoning

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Arsenic poisoning kills by allosteric inhibition of essential metabolic enzymes, leading to death from multi-system organ failure.

Symptoms
Symptoms include violent stomach pains in the region of the bowels; tenderness on pressure; retching; vomiting; sense of dryness and tightness in the throat; thirst; hoarseness and difficulty of speech; the matter vomited, greenish or yellowish, sometimes streaked with blood; diarrhea; tenesmus; sometimes excoriation of the anus; urinary organs occasionally affected with violent burning pains and suppression; convulsions and cramps; clammy sweats; lividity of the extremities; countenance collapsed; eyes red and sparkling; delirium; death. Some of these symptoms may be absent where the poisoning results from inhalation, as of arseniuretted hydrogen.

Symptoms of arsenic poisoning start with mild headaches and can progress to lightheadedness and usually, if untreated, will result in death.

Arsenic poisoning can lead to a variety of problems, from skin cancer to keratoses of the feet.

Treatment and Testing


It is extremely important to seek medical advice immediately if arsenic poisoning is suspected.

Chemical and synthetic methods are now used to treat arsenic poisoning. Dimercaprol or Succimer are chelating agents which sequester the arsenic away from blood proteins and are used in treating acute arsenic poisoning. The most important side effect is hypertension. Dimercaprol is considerably more toxic than succimer.[1]

One way to test for arsenic poisoning is by checking hair follicles. If arsenic is within the bloodstream, it will enter hair and remain there for many years.


Potency
The LD50 for pure arsenic is 763 mg/kg (by ingestion) and 13 mg/kg (by intraperitoneal injection). For a 70 kg (~155 lb) human, this works out to about 53 grams (less than 2 ounces). However, compounds containing arsenic can be significantly more toxic.[2]


Unintentional poisoning (!!!)
In addition to its use as a poison, arsenic was used medicinally for centuries and, in fact, was used extensively to treat syphilis before penicillin was introduced. Arsenic was replaced as a therapeutic agent by sulfa drugs and then by antibiotics. Arsenic was also an ingredient in many tonics (or "patent medicines"). In addition, during the Victorian era, some women used a mixture of vinegar, chalk, and arsenic applied topically to whiten their skin. The use of arsenic was intended to prevent aging and creasing of the skin but some arsenic was inevitably absorbed into the blood stream.

Some pigments, most notably the popular Emerald Green (known also under several other names), were based on arsenic. They were a frequent cause of accidental poisonings.

Arsenicosis - chronic arsenic poisoning from drinking water (!!!)

Chronic arsenic poisoning results from drinking water with high levels of arsenic over a long period of time. This may occur due to Arsenic contamination of groundwater.

Effects include changes in skin color, formation of hard patches on the skin, skin cancer, lung cancer, cancer of the kidney and bladder, and can lead to gangrene. The World Health Organization recommends a limit of 0.01 mg/L of arsenic in drinking water; consumption of higher levels over long periods of time can lead to arsenicosis.

Non-carcinogenic chronic effects include liver injury - jaundice and cirrhosis, peripheral vascular disease involving blueness of the extremities, Raynaud's syndrome, and blackfoot disease (a type of gangrene); anemia, resulting from impaired heme biosynthesis, hyperkeratosis of the skin.

There are also multiple lines of evidence for the carcinogenic effects of arsenic.

Arsenic has been known to cause many problems in third world countries where ground water supplies have been contaminated by arsenic derived from geologically recent fluvial deposits containing arseno-pyrites. This is a particular problem in Bangladesh where tube wells installed since the 1970s have intercepted ground waters flowing in the fluvial deposits. Concentrations in these wells can exceed 1 part per thousand whereas the WHO maximum level is 10 parts per billion. See Arsenic contamination of groundwater.

Roger Smith, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology Emeritus, Dartmouth Medical School, has confirmed that natural arsenic contamination of drinking water has also been a problem in wells in New Hampshire. Chronic low level arsenic poisoning, or arsenicosis, such as is seen in Bangladesh can potentially result in the victim developing cancer.

Intentional poisoning
In the 700s, an Arab alchemist named Jabir became the first to prepare arsenic trioxide, a white, tasteless, odorless powder. Jabir's preparation seemed the ideal poison as it left no traceable (at the time) elements in the body.

Arsenic became a favorite murder weapon of the Middle Ages, particularly among ruling classes in Italy. Because the symptoms are similar to those of cholera, which was common at the time, arsenic poisoning often went undetected. By the 19th C. it had acquired the nickname "Inheritance powder".

Famous victims (known and alleged)
Arsenic poisoning, accidental or deliberate, has been implicated in the illness and death of a number of prominent people throughout history.


Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Recent forensic evidence uncovered by Italian scientists suggests that Francesco and his wife were poisoned possibly by his brother and successor Fernando[1].

George III of Great Britain (!!!)
George III's (1738 – 1820) personal health was a concern throughout his long reign. He suffered from periodic episodes of physical and mental illness, five of them disabling enough to require the King to withdraw from his duties. In 1969, researchers asserted that the episodes of madness and other physical symptoms were characteristic of the disease porphyria, which was also identified in members of his immediate and extended family. In addition, a 2004 study of samples of the King's hair[3] revealed extremely high levels of arsenic, which is a possible trigger of disease symptoms. A 2005 article in the medical journal The Lancet[4] suggested the source of the arsenic could be the antimony used as a consistent element of the King's medical treatment. The two minerals are often found in the same ground, and mineral extraction at the time was not precise enough to eliminate arsenic from compounds containing antimony.

Napoleon Bonaparte
There is a theory that Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821) suffered and died from arsenic poisoning during his imprisonment on the island of Saint Helena. Forensic samples of his hair did show high levels, 13 times the normal amount, of the element. This, however, does not prove deliberate poisoning by Napoleon's enemies: Copper arsenite has been used as a pigment in some wallpapers, and microbiological liberation of the arsenic into the immediate environment would be possible. The case is equivocal in the absence of clearly authenticated samples of the wallpaper. As Napoleon's body lay for nearly 20 years in a grave on the island, before being moved to its present resting place in Paris, arsenic from the soil could also have polluted the sample. Even without contaminated wallpaper or soil, commercial use of arsenic at the time provided many other routes by which Napoleon could have consumed enough arsenic to leave this forensic trace.

Charles Francis Hall
American explorer Charles Francis Hall (1821-1871) died unexpectedly during his third arctic expedition aboard the ship Polaris. After returning to the ship from a sledging expedition Hall drank a cup of coffee and fell violently ill. He collapsed in what was described as a fit. He suffered from vomiting and delirium for the next week, then seemed to improve for a few days. He accused several of the ship's company, including ship's physician Dr. Emil Bessels with whom he had longstanding disagreements, of having poisoned him. Shortly thereafter, Hall again began suffering the same symptoms, died, and was taken ashore for burial. Following the expedition's return a US Navy investigation ruled that Hall had died from apoplexy.

In 1968, however, Hall's biographer Chauncey C. Loomis, a professor at Dartmouth College, traveled to Greenland to exhume Hall's body. Due to the permafrost, Hall's body, flag shroud, clothing and coffin were remarkably well preserved. Tissue samples of bone, fingernails and hair showed that Hall died of poisoning from large doses of arsenic in the last two weeks of his life, consistent with the symptoms party members reported. It is possible that Hall dosed himself with quack medicines which included the poison, but it is more likely that he was murdered by Dr. Bessels or one of the other members of the expedition.

Clare Boothe Luce
A later case of arsenic poisoning is that of Clare Boothe Luce, (1903 – 1987) the American ambassador to Italy in the years just following World War II. Although she did not die from her poisoning, she suffered an increasing variety of physical and psychological symptoms until arsenic poisoning was diagnosed, and its source traced to the old, arsenic-laden flaking paint on the ceiling of her bedroom. Another source (see below) explains her poisoning as resulting from eating food contaminated by flaking of the ceiling of the embassy dining room.

Impressionist painters
Emerald Green, a pigment frequently used by Impressionist painters, is based on arsenic. Cezanne developed severe diabetes, which is a symptom of chronic arsenic poisoning. Monet's blindness and Van Gogh's neurological disorders could have been partially due to their use of Emerald Green. Poisoning by other commonly used substances, including liquor and absinthe, lead pigments, mercury-based Vermilion, and solvents such as turpentine could also be a factor in these cases.

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Dimercaptosuccinic acid, or DMSA, is the chemical compound with the formula (HO2CCH(SH)CH(SH)CO2H. This colourless solid contains two carboxylic acid and two thiol groups, the latter being responsible for the unpleasant odour of this compound. It occurs in two diastereomeric forms, meso and the chiral dl forms. The meso isomer is used as chelating agent.

Meso 2,3-dimecaptosuccinic acid is used to sequester heavy metals such as mercury and lead for excretion. DMSA can cross the blood-brain barrier, and thus is useful for extracting heavy metals from the brain.[1]

DMSA is also called succimer and is sold under the brand name Chemet®.
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_http://www.ccnmatthews.com/news/releases/show.jsp?action=showRelease&searchText=false&showText=all&actionFor=639673

CFIA: Health Hazard Alert - Excessive Levels of Arsenic in Jermuk Classic Brand Natural Sparkling Mineral Water

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 10, 2007) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume Jermuk Classic brand Natural Sparkling Mineral Water because the product may contain excessive levels of Arsenic.

The following products are known to have been imported in Canada. All sizes and codes of these products are affected by this alert.

The first product, Jermuk Classic brand Naturally Sparkling Mineral Water was imported by D.A. Arcan Inc., for Phoenicia Inc., Ville St. Laurent, Quebec. Label identifies that the product was bottled by Jermuk CJSC. It is known to have been sold from the following stores:

1) Adonis, 4601 Boul. des Sources, Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec.

2) Adonis, 2001 rue Sauve ouest, Montreal, Quebec.

3) Adonis, 705, Boul. Cure-Labelle,Chomedey, Laval, Quebec.

4) Intermarche Latina, 11847 rue Lachapelle, Ville St-Laurent, Quebec.

D.A. Arcan Inc., is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

The second product is Jermuk Classic brand Medicinal-Table Natural Mineral Water Sparkling. The label for this product identifies that the water is from Jermuk Group in Armenia. This may be available Canada wide.

The CFIA is continuing its food safety investigations.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products. Arsenic is a toxic substance and is a known cause of cancer in humans.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).
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US FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

_http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2007/NEW01581.html

FDA News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
P07-39
March 7, 2007
Media Inquiries:
Michael Herndon, 301-827-6242
Consumer Inquiries:
888-SAFEFOOD


FDA Warns Consumers Not to Drink "Jermuk" Brand Mineral Water
Firms Recall Product


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to drink certain brands of mineral water imported from Armenia due to the risk of exposure to arsenic, a toxic substance and known cause of cancer in humans. While arsenic is a well known human poison there is little chance that someone would become gravely ill if they consumed this product over a brief period of time (days to weeks). However, it is likely that they would experience nausea, abdominal pain and possibly vomiting which are clear indicators of arsenic toxicity, and therefore consumers should avoid ingestion of this bottled mineral water.
The products were distributed nationwide. The following products are being recalled:
  • Zetlian Bakery, Inc., Pico Rivera, CA is recalling product with labels that read:
    "Jermuk Original Sparkling Natural Mineral Water Fortified With Natural Gas From The Spring". The product is additionally labeled as “2006 Jermuk Mayr Gortsaran CJSC” and “Imported by: Zetlian Bakery Inc.”
  • Importers Direct Wholesale Company Los Angeles, CA is recalling the product with labels that read: "Jermuk Sodium Calcium Bicarbonate and Sulphate Mineral Water". The product is additionally labeled as “Bottled by ARPI Plant, Republic of Armenia” and “Exclusive US importer and distributor: Importers Direct Wholesale Co., Los Angeles, CA”.
  • Kradjian Importing Company, Glendale, CA is recalling the product with labels that read: "Jermuk, Natural Mineral Water Sparkling". The product is additionally labeled as “Bottled by Jermuk Group CJSC” and “Sale Agent Kradjian Importing Co. Inc.” in Glendale, CA
FDA sampled 500 milliliter (mL) green glass bottles and detected the problem. FDA is investigating whether other sizes or packaging are involved.
FDA testing of this water revealed 500 – 600 micrograms of arsenic per liter. FDA’s standard of quality bottled water allows no more than 10 micrograms per liter.
There have been no illnesses reported at this time. Consumers who drank this water and have concerns are encouraged to contact their health care provider.
FDA will continue working to remove all such bottled water products from the marketplace. FDA may provide additional updates as more information becomes available.
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Update on arsenic in bottled water

_http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/full_story.asp?StoryNumber=23230

By David Helwig
SooToday.com
Saturday, March 10, 2007


NEWS RELEASE

CANADIAN FOOD
INSPECTION AGENCY

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Health hazard alert - excessive levels of arsenic in Jermuk Classic Brand Natural Sparkling Mineral Water

OTTAWA, March 9, 2007 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume Jermuk Classic brand Natural Sparkling Mineral Water because the product may contain excessive levels of arsenic.

The following products are known to have been imported in Canada.

All sizes and codes of these products are affected by this alert.

The first product, Jermuk Classic brand Naturally Sparkling Mineral Water, was imported by D.A. Arcan Inc., for Phoenicia Inc., Ville St. Laurent, Quebec.

Label identifies that the product was bottled by Jermuk CJSC.

It is known to have been sold from the following stores:

- Adonis, 4601 Boul. des Sources, Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec.

- Adonis, 2001 rue Sauvé ouest, Montréal, Quebec.

- Adonis, 705, Boul. Curé-Labelle,Chomedey, Laval, Quebec.

- Intermarché Latina, 11847 rue Lachapelle, Ville St-Laurent, Quebec.


D.A. Arcan Inc., is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace.

The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

The second product is Jermuk Classic brand Medicinal-Table Natural Mineral Water Sparkling.

The label for this product identifies that the water is from Jermuk Group in Armenia.

This may be available Canada-wide.

The CFIA is continuing its food safety investigations.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Arsenic is a toxic substance and is a known cause of cancer in humans.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).
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_http://www.burbankleader.com/articles/2007/03/10/publicsafety/blr-water10.txt

Published Mar 09, 2007 - 10:07:51 pm PST

Bottled water recalled due to high arsenic levels

Cases of Jermuk water imported from Armenia are being collected by the distributors.

By Jason Wells

BURBANK — About 2,400 bottles of Jermuk mineral water are being recalled from stores after they were found to contain unacceptable levels of arsenic.

Thee order to recall Jermuk Natural Mineral Water Sparkling brand water came after U.S. Food and Drug Administration testing found 500 to 600 micrograms of arsenic per liter — well above the 10-microgram limit, the agency announced.



The water — which is bottled in and shipped from Jermuk, Armenia — was distributed nationwide through three firms, including Glendale-based Kradjian Importing Co., and was also labeled as "Bottled by Jermuk Group CJSC" and "Sale Agent Kradjian Importing Co. Inc.," according to the FDA.

Kradjian Importing Co. was notified of the recall Tuesday and has since been working to collect about 200 cases of the bottled water from smaller stores in Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank and North Hollywood, co-owner Vic Kradjian said.

"One thing we're going to make sure of is that we're going to collect everything that's out there," he said.

While the level of contamination would not pose any serious health risks for those who have been exposed to the water for up to a few weeks, FDA health officials said longer exposure to the level of arsenic found in the recalled water could be dangerous.


"It could certainly do you harm over a long period of time," said David Acheson, chief medical officer for the FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

But the positive test results were from water that was tested "at one point in time," Acheson said, and it is not known how widespread or for how long the arsenic levels had been present.

Still, symptoms associated with low-level arsenic poisoning — nausea, abdominal pain and possible vomiting — might go misdiagnosed since they are not very specific, he said

"It might go under the radar screen for a while," he said.

Long-term, acute exposure over a few weeks to the poison could affect the kidneys, liver, skin and nervous systems, but so far, there have been no illnesses reported, according to the FDA.

Investigators have mostly ruled out the possibility that the contamination was intentional, Acheson said.

Kradjian's company has been importing the water to stores in the region for the past five years, he said, and it is popular among the local Armenian population.

"They're been using the water for some time," he said.

Delivery trucks have been collecting dozens of cases of the recalled water since Wednesday, after Kradjian sent out letters and made phone calls to the almost 200 mom-and-pop shops that carry the water, he said.

The brand is not carried by any major grocery stores or chains in the region, Kradjian said.

The company will lose about $1,600 for the wholesale cost of the water, he said, adding that he hoped to have all of the water collected within the next few days.

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Effect of the regular intake of Dzhermuk mineral water upon histamine content and effects of histamine fixation in blood and gastric juice
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Future prospects of the treatment of atherosclerosis at the Dzhermuk health resort
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/q...&dopt=Abstract

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В Армении найти настоящий Джермук очень трудно...
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Я думаю не надо слишком близко к сердцу все воспринимать. Мы в основном не пьем Джермук. То что мы пьем это не джермук это простая вода с содой и с газом
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И вообще ФДА не является обьективным источником информации. Нужна обьективная проверка информации.

В Америке количество людей страдающих от нарушении метаболизма самая высокая в мире. Стоит посмотреть на этих нездорово толстых людей и станет очевидно что в США есть серьезные проблемы с пищевой промышленностью. Неизвестно вообще чем кормят этот народ...

Так что ФДА не гарант от нездоровой пищи
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