Acetaminophen, N-Acetyl para-amino phenol
Paracetamol is the single most important substance involved in
childhood and adult poisonings in the UK.
Request on ICE
Sample must be taken 4 hours or more after ingestion.Levels
taken before 4 hours cannot be reliably interpreted because of the
possibility of continuing absorption and distribution of the
Causes for Rejection
Sample taken less than 4 hours after overdose.