it may seem a funny and a silly doubt...but...

My Question for past few years which I felt shy to ask my teachers is...

when a poison crosses its expiry date ...it becomes more poisonous or less poisonous?

Note by Poonayu Sharma
5 years, 4 months ago

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Lol.....good one Poonayu.......must ask this to Acp :D

Archit Murkunde - 5 years, 4 months ago

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It would be less effective so less poisonous

Mayank Gupta - 5 years, 4 months ago

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Thanks to u both... :D

Poonayu Sharma - 5 years, 4 months ago

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Expiration dates are supposed to indicate when the product ceases to function as sold. So, for example, safe foods cease to be safe foods past expiration. Prescription pills ceases to work as well past expiration. Poisons ceases to be as effective past expiration. So, "less poisonous", in the case of common poisons.

Michael Mendrin - 5 years, 4 months ago

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Thank you very much sir :D

Poonayu Sharma - 5 years, 4 months ago

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An example of this is one of the Serbian assassinators of Franz Ferdinand. After killing the Archduke, he consumed cyanide pills in an attempt of suicide. However, the pills did not work, and he got violently ill. Then, he was caught, tortured and imprisoned.

Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam - 5 years, 4 months ago

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Didn't the assassin bother to read the expiration date of those cyanide pills? ??

Michael Mendrin - 5 years, 4 months ago

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@Michael Mendrin I guess the whole idea of instigating a war of astronomical proportions made him a little forgetful!

Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam - 5 years, 4 months ago

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Depends, anyway you die.

Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam - 5 years, 4 months ago

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:P

Ohh...does the effect depend on whether the poison is organic or inorganic?

Poonayu Sharma - 5 years, 4 months ago

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I was just joking. Poison become less poisonous after expiry.

Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam - 5 years, 4 months ago

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@Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam Thank you very much :D

Poonayu Sharma - 5 years, 4 months ago

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