ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T65.6X1S

Toxic effect of paints and dyes, NEC, accidental, sequela

Diagnosis Code T65.6X1S

ICD-10: T65.6X1S
Short Description: Toxic effect of paints and dyes, NEC, accidental, sequela
Long Description: Toxic effect of paints and dyes, not elsewhere classified, accidental (unintentional), sequela
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T65.6X1S

Valid for Submission
The code T65.6X1S is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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 and unspecified substances (T65)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T65.6X1S is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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The code T65.6X1S is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Accidental poisoning by lacquers
  • Accidental poisoning by non-lead paints
  • Accidental poisoning by oil colors
  • Acute phototoxic reaction
  • Aerosol paint causing toxic effect
  • Allergic reaction caused by dye
  • Anticlimbing paint causing toxic effect
  • Antifouling paint causing toxic effect
  • Antigraffiti paint causing toxic effect
  • Azo-dye-induced angioedema-urticaria
  • Blacking causing toxic effect
  • Chemical-aggravated angioedema-urticaria
  • Liquid paint causing toxic effect
  • Paint causing toxic effect
  • Phototoxic reaction caused by dye
  • Phototoxic reaction caused by topical chemical
  • Shoe care product causing toxic effect
  • Shoe dye causing toxic effect
  • Solid paint causing toxic effect
  • Special finish paint causing toxic effect

Information for Patients

Household Products

The products you use for cleaning, carpentry, auto repair, gardening, and many other household uses can contain ingredients that can harm you, your family, and the environment. These include

  • Oven and drain cleaners
  • Laundry powder
  • Floor polish
  • Paint thinners, strippers and removers
  • Pesticides
  • Grease and rust removers
  • Motor oil and fuel additives
  • Arts and craft supplies

Toxic substances in these products can cause harm if inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through the skin. People respond to toxic substances in different ways. At high doses a toxic substance might cause birth defects or other serious problems, including brain damage or death.

To avoid problems, keep products in the containers they come in and use them exactly as the label says. Follow label directions or get medical help if you swallow, inhale or get them on your skin.

Environmental Protection Agency

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