The Children's Education Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Poison Control Center teaches children how to avoid accidental poisonings.
Poison Control Center Health Resources
Be sure to keep e-cigarette liquid refills out of the reach of children. These products typically contain nicotine as a primary active ingredient, which may cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, excess saliva, tearing, diarrhea and muscle weakness if swallowed.
Use this home safety checklist from the Poison Control Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to learn which products you should keep out of your child's reach.
CHOP’s Poison Control Center has developed a Home Safety Checklist that can help you find out if your home is "poison proof."
Information on safer alternatives to common hazardous household products from the Poison Control Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Stay safe this summer with poisoning prevention tips from The Poison Control Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
This resource explains what lithium batteries are, how common they are in household items, how dangerous they can be if swallowed, and what symptoms your child may display if he’s eaten one.
Manuals, brochures and newsletters
This 23-page manual helps poison prevention instructors educate adults about poison prevention.
This illustrated booklet helps young children learn about poison safety through the story of Tommy and Aliva's visit to their grandparent's house.
This 18 page activity and game book teaches kids in a fun and engaging way how to be poison safe. Poisons are everywhere and kids need to learn how to avoid them.
This handout includes information on medications and household products, and tips to prevent poisonings.
This brochure teaches families how to remove toxins from the home and make their homes safer and greener.
This resource offers outlines and activities that educators can use to help protect children from poisonings.
The Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR):Tox FAQs and Toxicological Profiles is a database of chemicals, their uses and their toxicological profiles.
The American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation’s 55 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures.
The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) is a professional, nonprofit association for physicians with an interest in toxicology training and education.
The CDC is dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury and disability.
Visit the Food and Drug Administration for information on recalls, warnings, and educational material on food and drugs.
To report an adverse event to a medication or dietary supplement, visit Medwatch: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System.
Find environmental health resources for children using the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units' fact sheets, webinars and courses, and network of experts.