In 2006, over 2.4 million people consulted their poison centers in regard to a poison exposure in the United States. Of these exposures children younger then 3 years old were involved in 38% of the exposures and 50.9% of the exposures occured in children younger the 6 years of age.
Home Safety Checklist & Household Poisons
Better Living Through Safe Laundry Practices
Poison Prevention Information
Why Children Get Poisoned, Preschoolers and Poison, How to Prevent Poisonings
Information for Older Adults
Seniors and Food Safety and Seniors and Medications
Specific Poison Information
Food Poisoning, Carbon Monoxide, Terrorism Agents, Insect Repellents
Information on seasonal and holiday hazards with safety tips:
Winter Holidays - Fall and Winter Poison Safety - Holiday Plants - Turkey Cooking Tips - Halloween Safety Precautions - Vacation Travel - Poem - Summer Safety Quiz - Summer Quiz Answers
Plants and Mushrooms
Some guidance as to how poisonous specific plants are and the toxicity of mushrooms, and poison ivy.
Information about some common pet poisonings. Not all state poison centers handle animal poisonings, please contact you veterinarian in the case of poisoning.
Activities for children
Trivia questions related to poisoning just for fun.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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