2021 ICD-10-CM Code T49.2X4

Poisoning by local astringents and local detergents, undetermined

Version 2021
Replaced Code
Non-Billable Code
Poisoning Undetermined

Not Valid for Submission

T49.2X4 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of poisoning by local astringents and local detergents, undetermined. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

The ICD-10-CM code T49.2X4 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like local astringent and detergent poisoning, local astringent and detergent poisoning of undetermined intent, poisoning by local astringent or poisoning by local detergent.

ICD-10:T49.2X4
Short Description:Poisoning by local astringents/detergents, undetermined
Long Description:Poisoning by local astringents and local detergents, undetermined

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Poisoning by local astringents/detergents, undetermined

Header codes like T49.2X4 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for poisoning by local astringents/detergents, undetermined:

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2021 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This code was replaced for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).


  • K59.03 - Drug induced constipation

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T49.2X4 is included in the Table of Drugs and Chemicals, this table contains a classification of drugs, industrial solvents, corrosive gases, noxious plants, pesticides, and other toxic agents. According to ICD-10 coding guidelines it is advised to do not code directly from the Table of Drugs and Chemicals, instead always refer back to the Tabular List when doing the initial coding. Each substance in the table is assigned a code according to the poisoning classification and external causes of adverse effects. It is important to use as many codes as necessary to specify all reported drugs, medicinal or chemical substances. If the same diagnosis code describes the causative agent for more than one adverse reaction, poisoning, toxic effect or underdosing, utilize the code only once.

Substance Poisoning
Accidental
(unintentional)
Poisoning
Accidental
self-harm
Poisoning
Assault
Poisoning
Undetermined
Adverse
effect
Underdosing
Aluminium, aluminumT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »acetate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »acetate
    »solution
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »aspirin
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »bis (acetylsalicylate)
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »carbonate (gel, basic)
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »chlorhydroxide-complex
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »chloride
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »clofibrate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »diacetate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »glycinate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »hydroxide (gel)
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »hydroxide-magnesium carb. gel
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »magnesium silicate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »nicotinate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »ointment (surgical) (topical)
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »phosphate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »salicylate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »silicate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »sodium silicate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »subacetate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »sulfate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »tannate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »topical NEC
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Antihemorrhoidal preparationT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Antiperspirant NECT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Astringent (local)T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Astringent (local)
  »specified NEC
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
DetergentT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Detergent
  »external medication
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Detergent
  »local
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Detergent
  »medicinal
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Detergent
  »nonmedicinal
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Detergent
  »specified NEC
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Dial (soap)T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Dial (soap)
  »sedative
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Duponol (C) (EP)T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Green soapT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
HamamelisT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Hexa-germT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
IproheptineT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Lauryl sulfoacetateT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
LowilaT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
pHisoHexT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Polyethanolamine alkyl sulfateT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
SeptisolT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
SulfatostearateT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Tannic acidT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Tannic acid
  »medicinal (astringent)
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Vegetable extract, astringentT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Witch hazelT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6

Information for Patients


Poisoning

A poison is any substance that is harmful to your body. You might swallow it, inhale it, inject it, or absorb it through your skin. Any substance can be poisonous if too much is taken. Poisons can include

The effects of poisoning range from short-term illness to brain damage, coma, and death. To prevent poisoning it is important to use and store products exactly as their labels say. Keep dangerous products where children can't get to them. Treatment for poisoning depends on the type of poison. If you suspect someone has been poisoned, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 right away.


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)