Embalming fluid stolen from Hempstead funeral home - 1/27/10 - Houston News - abc13.com: "Authorities are issuing a warning after a funeral home in Hempstead was burglarized.
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Embalming fluid is used to dip cigarettes or marijuana cigarettes, commonly referred to as 'wet' or 'fry', and then smoked. The following symptoms and/or side effects of consuming or ingesting these poisonous chemicals are said to be; irritation and inflammation of the mouth, throat and stomach. Severe stomach pains followed with possible loss of consciousness, blindness and even death."