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Unlike the look-alike (and poisonous) castor bean, Fatsia is not toxic to cats, dogs or people.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ricin is a toxic, biological agent found in the waste from processing castor beans into castor oil, and exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion or through the skin or eyes.
Police found castor beans -- which naturally produce ricin -- at Lynch’s home.
Ricin can be made from the waste material left over from processing castor beans.
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