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Carrying corrosive fluid with intent to cause injury carries a four-year prison sentence, rising to a life sentence if grievous bodily harm is caused.
Police figures show there were 408 attacks using corrosive substances between November 2016 and April this year.
By banning the sale of the most harmful corrosive substances to under 18s and introducing minimum custodial sentences to those who repeatedly carry corrosive substances to cause harm, we are sending a message that the cowards who use these as weapons will not escape the full force of the law.
Mr Das-Bhaumik, who works as an eye lid surgeon, outlined to OT that in his practice he saw how corrosive agent attacks affected the conjunctiva and lids.
Possession of acid or other corrosive substances with the intention to do harm can already be treated as possession of an offensive weapon, which carries a four-year maximum penalty, under the Prevention of Crime Act.
Possession of acid or other corrosive substances with the intention to do harm can be treated as possession of an offensive weapon under the Prevention of Crime Act, which carries a four-year maximum penalty.
The Poisons Act 1972 will be assessed to consider if it should cover more harmful substances, while retailers will be asked to agree to measures to restrict sales of acids and other corrosive substances.
Drinking a corrosive substance has been occurred in kitchen (70 %), bathroom (23.
Corrosive water, if left untreated, can leach metals like lead or copper from plumbing materials into the water supply of private wells.
They included 242 reports of violent crime which mentioned acid or other corrosive substanc es across 23 forces in 2014 and 2015, compared with 186 alleged offences in 2012 and 2013.
On endoscopic examination severe corrosive injuries were more frequent.
Cranes can play a crucial role in galvanising and finishing plants and STREET CRANE COMPANY, one of the UK's largest crane and hoist manufacturers, reports it has developed a range of modified hoists to address the corrosive environmental challenges.