ICD-10-CM Code T60.4X3

Toxic effect of rodenticides, assault

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code Poisoning Assault

Not Valid for Submission

T60.4X3 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 rodenticides, assault. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:T60.4X3
Short Description:Toxic effect of rodenticides, assault
Long Description:Toxic effect of rodenticides, assault

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

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 pesticides (T60)

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 T60.4X3 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
ANTU (alpha naphthylthiourea)T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
BrodifacoumT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
BromethalinT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
ChloraloseT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
ChlorophacinoneT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
CompoundT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »42 (warfarin)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »269 (endrin)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »497 (dieldrin)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »1080 (sodium fluoroacetate)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »3422 (parathion)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »3911 (phorate)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »3956 (toxaphene)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »4049 (malathion)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »4069 (malathion)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »4124 (dicapthon)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »E (cortisone)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Compound
  »F (hydrocortisone)
T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
CrimidineT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
DiphacinoneT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Naphthylthiourea (ANTU)T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
NorbormideT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
PindoneT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
PyriminilT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Rat poison NECT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Red squill (scilliroside)T60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Rodenticide NECT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Rough-on-ratsT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
Scilla, rat poisonT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4
ScillarenT60.4X1T60.4X2T60.4X3T60.4X4

Information for Patients


Pesticides

Pests live where they are not wanted or cause harm to crops, people, or animals. Pesticides can help get rid of them. Pesticides are not just insect killers. They also include chemicals to control weeds, rodents, mildew, germs, and more. Many household products contain pesticides.

Pesticides can protect your health by killing germs, animals, or plants that could hurt you. However, they can also be harmful to people or pets. You might want to try non-chemical methods first. If you do need a pesticide, use it correctly. Be especially careful around children and pets. Proper disposal of pesticides is also important - it can help protect the environment.

Biologically-based pesticides are becoming more popular. They often are safer than traditional pesticides.

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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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