Xylene; A poisonous substance used in this year's KCSE Chemistry Practical
Xylene; A poisonous substance used in this year's KCSE Chemistry Practical

The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers, KUPPET, has blamed the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, and the Ministry of Education over decision to use life threatening chemical substances in the Chemistry Practical done on Friday. Several Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education,KCSE, candidates, teachers, Supervisors and invigilators have reportedly been taken ill after exposure to xylene, a suspected deadly chemical used during chemistry paper three exam (Practical) that was done on Friday.

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