When no intent is indicated code to accidental. Undetermined intent is only for use when there is specific documentation in the record that the intent of the toxic effect cannot be determined.

Use Additional code(s):
for all associated manifestations of toxic effect, such as: respiratory conditions due to external agents (J60-J70)
personal history of foreign body fully removed (Z87.821)
to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)

Excludes1

  • contact with and (suspected) exposure to toxic substances (Z77.-)
  1. T52 Toxic effect of organic solvents

    Excludes1

    • halogen derivatives of aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons (T53.-)

    The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category T52

    • A - initial encounter
    • D - subsequent encounter
    • S - sequela
    1. T52.0 Toxic effects of petroleum products

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Toxic effects of gasoline [petrol]
      • Toxic effects of kerosene [paraffin oil]
      • Toxic effects of paraffin wax
      • Toxic effects of ether petroleum
      • Toxic effects of naphtha petroleum
      • Toxic effects of spirit petroleum
      1. T52.0X Toxic effects of petroleum products

        • T52.0X1 Toxic effect of petroleum products, accidental (unintentional)

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Toxic effects of petroleum products NOS
        • T52.0X2 Toxic effect of petroleum products, intentional self-harm
        • T52.0X3 Toxic effect of petroleum products, assault
        • T52.0X4 Toxic effect of petroleum products, undetermined
    2. T52.1 Toxic effects of benzene

      1. T52.1X Toxic effects of benzene

        • T52.1X1 Toxic effect of benzene, accidental (unintentional)

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Toxic effects of benzene NOS
        • T52.1X2 Toxic effect of benzene, intentional self-harm
        • T52.1X3 Toxic effect of benzene, assault
        • T52.1X4 Toxic effect of benzene, undetermined
    3. T52.2 Toxic effects of homologues of benzene

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Toxic effects of toluene [methylbenzene]
      • Toxic effects of xylene [dimethylbenzene]
      1. T52.2X Toxic effects of homologues of benzene

        • T52.2X1 Toxic effect of homologues of benzene, accidental (unintentional)

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Toxic effects of homologues of benzene NOS
        • T52.2X2 Toxic effect of homologues of benzene, intentional self-harm
        • T52.2X3 Toxic effect of homologues of benzene, assault
        • T52.2X4 Toxic effect of homologues of benzene, undetermined
    4. T52.3 Toxic effects of glycols

      1. T52.3X Toxic effects of glycols

        • T52.3X1 Toxic effect of glycols, accidental (unintentional)

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Toxic effects of glycols NOS
        • T52.3X2 Toxic effect of glycols, intentional self-harm
        • T52.3X3 Toxic effect of glycols, assault
        • T52.3X4 Toxic effect of glycols, undetermined
    5. T52.4 Toxic effects of ketones

      1. T52.4X Toxic effects of ketones

        • T52.4X1 Toxic effect of ketones, accidental (unintentional)

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Toxic effects of ketones NOS
        • T52.4X2 Toxic effect of ketones, intentional self-harm
        • T52.4X3 Toxic effect of ketones, assault
        • T52.4X4 Toxic effect of ketones, undetermined
    6. T52.8 Toxic effects of other organic solvents

      1. T52.8X Toxic effects of other organic solvents

        • T52.8X1 Toxic effect of other organic solvents, accidental (unintentional)

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Toxic effects of other organic solvents NOS
        • T52.8X2 Toxic effect of other organic solvents, intentional self-harm
        • T52.8X3 Toxic effect of other organic solvents, assault
        • T52.8X4 Toxic effect of other organic solvents, undetermined
    7. T52.9 Toxic effects of unspecified organic solvent

      1. T52.91 Toxic effect of unspecified organic solvent, accidental (unintentional)

      2. T52.92 Toxic effect of unspecified organic solvent, intentional self-harm

      3. T52.93 Toxic effect of unspecified organic solvent, assault

      4. T52.94 Toxic effect of unspecified organic solvent, undetermined

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.