How much candy would kill you?
Before you stuff your face with candy until you max out this Halloween, ask yourself: How much is too much? Well folks, in keeping with the dark, spooky atmosphere of late October, the American Chemical Society's Reactions series is taking a look at how many pieces of fun sized candy can kill you if all eaten in one sitting. Oh and for you candy corn lovers out there, we've crunched those numbers too. For those of you out there who want to figure out the oral LD50 for yourself, fill in the variable "W" with your own weight in pounds: (W*13.5)/9.3 = pieces of fun sized candy, (W*13.5)/1.5 = pieces of candy corn.
Provided by the American Chemical Society Reactions