The Poison Control Center

Materials for Poison Prevention Education

The Poison Control Center offers a variety of poison prevention education materials for schools and poison prevention educators. Most can be downloaded free for single use and all can be ordered in bulk for a small fee. For bulk orders, please fill out our order form and submit it using your preferred ordering method.

Manuals, brochures and newsletters
Government Publications
Posters
Stickers
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Manuals, brochures and newsletters

The Poison PrimerIMG: Poison Primer

Teaching outlines and activities that educators can use to help protect children from poisonings.
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Super Safe, Super Green, Super Hero!IMG: Super Safe

This brochure teaches families how to remove toxins from the home and make their homes safer and greener. Available in English and Spanish.
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Poison Safety…it’s up to you!IMG: Poison Safety

The summer 2011 issue includes information about silica gel dangers, green household products, and what to do if your child has eaten something that may be poisonous.
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Poison Control Patrol - Activity and Game BookIMG: Poison Control Patrol

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.
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Color Me Safe – Coloring BookIMG: Coloring book

This 11 page coloring book helps parents and teachers talk to children about safety at home and on the go.
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Caregiver Presentation ManualIMG: Teacher's manual

A 23-page manual to help poison prevention instructors educate adults about poison prevention.
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Your Poison Center brochureIMG: Poison center brochure

American Association of Poison Control Centers educational brochure. Covers poison prevention in the home, first-aid for poisoning, and the role of poison control centers. Available in English and Spanish.
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Medicine Is Not CandyIMG: Medicine is not candy

Illustrated booklet. Young children learn about poison safety through the story of Tommy and Aliva's visit to their grandparent's house.
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Your Guide to Poison Prevention and SafetyIMG: Medicine is not candy

Educational brochure that includes emergency action for poisoning, lists of toxic and non-toxic plants, and tips for keeping your home poison safe.
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Poison Pen NotesIMG: Poison pen notes

Public newsletter covering everyday household poisoning topics.
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Government Publications

Giving Over the Counter Medications to Children

Provides a checklist of things to know and do before giving OTC medicines to children, including their weight, allergies and medicines they are taking.
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Food Safety at Home

Clean. Cook. Keep apart. Chill. Follow these four easy rules to keep food from spoiling and causing people to get sick.
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Kitchen Companion: Your Food Safe Handbook

This food safety handbook contains all the basic information you need to know about food safety - some old, some new - and all in one place.
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Keep Your Child Lead Safe

Some chances are just plain luck. But when it comes to getting your child off to a safe and healthy start, you can beat the odds, especially the odds for lead poisoning.
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Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home

Learn the many sources of lead, especially dangerous to young children How to check your home and reduce lead hazards.
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Lead-Safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right

Lead-based paint, used in millions of homes and buildings built before 1978, can cause brain and nervous system damage to children under 6 if the paint is disturbed.
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Posters

Ask First posterIMG: Ask first

Targets adolescents with message, "All questions about poisons are smart questions. Ask first to prevent a poisoning."
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Be Safe, Be Sure posterIMG: Be safe, be sure

Targets a general audience with prescription medication message, "Be safe. Be sure. Read the label."
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Expert Help posterIMG: Expert help

Targets a general audience with message, "Poison Center help is free, expert and confidential."
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Keep Her Safe posterIMG: Keep her safe

Targets parents with reminder to keep baby safe, "Lock poisons up — keep them out of sight and out of reach."
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Turn on the Lights posterIMG: Turn on the lights

Targets seniors with prescription message, "Turn on the lights. Get your glasses. Read the label."
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Stickers

Help stickers IMG: Help stickers

Two-color phone stickers with poison logo and 1-800 number. Two stickers per sheet.
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How to order poison prevention education materials

For bulk orders, please fill out our order form and submit it using your preferred ordering method.

Ordering methods

Mail

Send completed order form to:
The Poison Control Center
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd.
CHOP North - Suite 985
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Fax

Fax completed order form to 215-590-4419.

For more information

For questions about materials or ordering, please call Ms. Patricia Gunter, The Poison Control Center business manager, at 215-590-2003.

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1-800-222-1222

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