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Home Safety Checklist

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.

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  1. Medication (prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins)
  2. Drain cleaner
  3. Furniture polish
  4. Cleansers and scouring powders
  5. Oven cleaner
  6. Alcoholic beverages
  7. Powder, liquid and pod detergents
  8. Carpet and upholstery cleaners
  9. Bug and pest control products


  1. Medicine (prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins)
  2. Drain cleaners
  3. Toilet bowl cleaners
  4. Personal care products
  5. Cosmetics
  6. Shampoo, dye and hair care products
  7. Nail polish and remover
  8. Hair remover
  9. Rubbing alcohol
  10. Mouthwash
  11. Aftershave lotion
  12. Air fresheners, deodorizers
  13. Camphor-containing products (cough and cold rubs, muscle pain creams, itch relief, cold sore gels, fungal creams, etc)


  1. Medicine (prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins)
  2. Jewelry cleaner
  3. Perfume, cologne

Laundry Room

  1. Soaps, detergents, pods
  2. Stain removers
  3. Bleach

Living Room

  1. Button batteries
  2. Cigarettes, liquid nicotine and tobacco products
  3. Plants
  4. Home fragrance oils (plug-ins and diffusers)

Garage, Basement, Workshop, Outside Storage

  1. Rust removers
  2. Cleaning supplies
  3. Bug and pest control products
  4. Mothballs
  5. Windshield washer fluid
  6. Motor oil
  7. Weed killer
  8. Fertilizers
  9. Garden chemicals
  10. Gasoline
  11. Kerosene
  12. Lighter fluids
  13. Turpentine
  14. Paints, pain removers and thinners
  15. Pool chemicals


  1. Medication (prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins)
  2. Hand sanitizer
  3. Cigarettes, liquid nicotine, nicotine gum/patches
  4. Eyedrops

Diaper bag

  1. Medicine (prescription and over-the-counter)
  2. Hand sanitizer
  3. Teething gel
  4. Sunscreen
  5. Insect repellant

24-hour Poison Control Center hotline: 1-800-222-1222

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