Keep them out of children’s reach!
E-cigarette liquid refills are poorly regulated and may be distributed without child-protective packaging, without adequate labeling, and without proper quality control of their ingredients. They typically contain nicotine as a primary active ingredient, which may cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, excess saliva, tearing, diarrhea and muscle weakness if swallowed. In addition, confusion, coma, seizures and death may occur in high doses.
The Poison Control Center (PCC) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a nonprofit, regional poison control services provider offering a 24/7 emergency hotline for poisoning incidents and poison information. Our Center is one of 56 poison control centers in the United States certified by the American Association of Poison Control Centers, and is designated to serve 23 counties in Eastern Pennsylvania, and the State of Delaware. The PCC strives to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with poison exposures by:
Every specialist who answers calls in the Poison Control Center emergency hotline is specially trained in toxicology, and many are certified by the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
The Poison Control Center is one of 56 poison centers in the United States certified by the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
Call our 24-hour toll-free emergency hotline