Sunday, March 26

A chemical substance was found on Navalny’s clothes and hair

The industrial chemical 2-ethylhexyl diphenyl phosphate was found on the clothes, hands, nails and hair of opposition leader Alexey Navalny, who was hospitalized in Omsk. This is reported on the website of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Omsk region with reference to the results of chromatographic research.

The Agency added that the concentration of the substance in the study “is not possible to establish.” “Since this substance as a plasticizer is added to polymers to increase elasticity, it is possible that in surface washes it could be through contact with similar objects, for example, through a plastic Cup,” the report clarifies.

Information about the detection of a chemical component was passed to doctors.

Earlier on August 21, the chief doctor of the Omsk emergency hospital where Navalny lies, Alexander Murakhovsky, said that the biomaterials taken from the patient for analysis are being examined in three independent laboratories. According to him, we can say that the body of the opposition have not found oxybutyrate, barbiturates, strychnine, convulsions or synthetic poisons.

Alexey Navalny was hospitalized on August 20 after feeling ill during a flight from Tomsk to Moscow. The crew urgently sat down in Omsk, the opposition leader was hospitalized in an ambulance in the toxicoreanimation Department of the emergency hospital No. 1. He is in a serious condition.