ICD-10-CM Code T59.3X1

Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, accidental (unintentional)

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code Poisoning Accidental

Not Valid for Submission

T59.3X1 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, accidental (unintentional). The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code T59.3X1 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accidental poisoning by bromobenzyl cyanide, accidental poisoning by chloroacetophenone, accidental poisoning by ethyliodoacetate, accidental poisoning by tear gas, toxic effect of bromobenzyl cyanide, toxic effect of chloroacetophenone, etc

ICD-10:T59.3X1
Short Description:Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, accidental (unintentional)
Long Description:Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, accidental (unintentional)

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code T59.3X1:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas NOS

Synonyms

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

  • Accidental poisoning by bromobenzyl cyanide
  • Accidental poisoning by chloroacetophenone
  • Accidental poisoning by ethyliodoacetate
  • Accidental poisoning by tear gas
  • Toxic effect of bromobenzyl cyanide
  • Toxic effect of chloroacetophenone
  • Toxic effect of ethyliodoacetate
  • Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas

Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (T51-T65)
      • Toxic effect of other gases, fumes and vapors (T59)

Code History

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

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T59.3X1 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. Each substance in the table is assigned a code according to the poisoning classification and external causes of adverse effects. Use as many codes as necessary to describe all reported drugs, medicinal or chemical substances.

Substance Poisoning
Accidental
(unintentional)
Poisoning
Accidental
self-harm
Poisoning
Assault
Poisoning
Undetermined
Adverse
effect
Underdosing
BrombenzylcyanideT59.3X1T59.3X2T59.3X3T59.3X4
BromobenzylcyanideT59.3X1T59.3X2T59.3X3T59.3X4
ChloroacetoneT59.3X1T59.3X2T59.3X3T59.3X4
ChloroacetophenoneT59.3X1T59.3X2T59.3X3T59.3X4
Lacrimogenic gasT59.3X1T59.3X2T59.3X3T59.3X4
MaceT59.3X1T59.3X2T59.3X3T59.3X4
TearT59.3X1T59.3X2T59.3X3T59.3X4
Tear
  »gas
T59.3X1T59.3X2T59.3X3T59.3X4
Tear
  »solution
T59.3X1T59.3X2T59.3X3T59.3X4

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

  • Prescription or over-the-counter medicines taken in doses that are too high
  • Overdoses of illegal drugs
  • Carbon monoxide from gas appliances
  • Household products, such as laundry powder or furniture polish
  • Pesticides
  • Indoor or outdoor plants
  • Metals such as lead and mercury

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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