Ricin is a poison that can be made from the waste left over from processing castor beans.
Fact sheet, translated into 11 languages, answering the basic questions: How can you get ricin? How is it treated? Can it be prevented?
CDC information on ricin, including basic fact sheets, clinical evaluation, laboratory analysis, and the information for first responders.
- CBRNE - Ricin
eMedicine article about ricin including the differential diagnoses, workup, treatment, medication, and followup.