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Kids’ Corner

24-Hour Poison Control Center Hotline

Toll free 1-800-222-1222

Poisons Are All Around Us

A poison is something that makes you sick or hurts you if you eat, drink, touch or smell it. If your mom, dad or another adult tells you that something is dangerous, be sure to stay away from it. Ask your parents if the poisons in your house are locked up.

What Kids Need to Know

Learn more about what poisons are and what to do if you think someone has been poisoned.

Pets and Poisons

Pets can be poisoned by common household products, plants and foods. Learn more about dangers to your pet.

Games and Activities

Learn more about poisons through these fun games and activities:

Information for Families

Families can take action to keep children safe. Find out more about what your family can do.