Iowa Poison Control Center
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PEOPLE HELPED SINCE: 01/01/2015

18,801

 

IN AN EMERGENCY

Immediately call the Poison Experts at 1.800.222.1222 if you or another person may have been poisoned-even if you are not sure. Don't wait for the person to become sick and don't try to treat the person yourself.

We help people of all ages, in all types of situations.

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Medicine Mistake?

6 out of 10 poison exposures involve medicine. Take
the necessary precautions. 》

Read the label and follow the safety precautions written when using pesticides.

Poison Centers are reporting an increase in calls about e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine devices. 

Children continue to be exposed to laundry detergent packets.  Click the picture for more information on the dangers 

News & Alerts

(TODAY Show)

For any family with children under age six, it may be time to invest in cabinet locks. A new report from Safe Kids Worldwide warned that the number of children accessing liquid laundry packets has caused more than 3,700 calls to the U.S. Poison Center through April of this year.

At least 30 children a day require medical attention due to an ingested pod. Since 2012 there have been over 32,000 incidents reported, all involving children under the age of five.

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