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: Ricin
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.