An 18 year Ohio teen consumed on-line store bought 100% pure caffeine powder and died.
Caffeine can be dangerous. Even very small amounts may cause accidental overdose.
A single teaspoon of pure caffeine is roughly equivalent to the amount in 25 cups of coffee.
Symptoms of caffeine overdose can consist of rapid or dangerously erratic heartbeat, seizures and death.
Vomiting, diarrhea, stupor and disorientation are also symptoms of caffeine toxicity.
PARENTS: Be aware that this now available online without a prescription. Be aware of the potential dangers of powdered caffeine