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Home Safety Checklist

24-Hour Poison Control Center Hotline

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Poison-Proof Your Home

Make your home safe from poisons. Go through each room of your house and make sure that all possible poisons on this list are properly closed, locked up or out of reach of young children and pets. Download this checklist and use it to minimize risks throughout your home.

Kitchen

Medication (prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins)

Drain cleaner

Furniture polish

Cleansers and scouring powders

Oven cleaner

Alcoholic beverages

Powder, liquid and pod detergents

Carpet and upholstery cleaners

Bug and pest control products

Bathroom

Medicine (prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins)

Drain cleaners

Toilet bowl cleaners

Personal care products

Cosmetics

Shampoo, dye and hair care products

Nail polish and remover

Hair remover

Rubbing alcohol

Mouthwash

Aftershave lotion

Air fresheners, deodorizers

Camphor-containing products (cough and cold rubs, muscle pain creams, itch relief, cold sore gels, fungal creams, etc)

Bedrooms

Medicine (prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins)

Jewelry cleaner

Perfume, cologne

Laundry Room

Soaps, detergents, pods

Stain removers

Bleach

Living Room

Button batteries

Cigarettes, liquid nicotine and tobacco products

Plants

Home fragrance oils (plug-ins and diffusers)

Garage, Basement, Workshop, Outside Storage

Rust removers

Cleaning supplies

Bug and pest control products

Mothballs

Anti-freeze

Windshield washer fluid

Motor oil

Weed killer

Fertilizers

Garden chemicals

Gasoline

Kerosene

Lighter fluids

Turpentine

Paints, pain removers and thinners

Pool chemicals


Purse

Medication (prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins)

Hand sanitizer

Cigarettes, liquid nicotine, nicotine gum/patches

Eyedrops

Diaper bag

Medicine (prescription and over-the-counter)

Hand sanitizer

Teething gel

Sunscreen

Insect repellant