The Poison Control Center

Summer Safety Poisoning Prevention Tips

Many people consider Memorial Day Weekend to be the unofficial start to summer. Here are some “Summer Safety” Poisoning Prevention tips from The Poison Control Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia:

Resources

Looking for help picking a safe, effective, environmentally friendly sunscreen? See the Environmental Working Group’s 2014 guide to sunscreens.

The Environmental Working Group also offers some advice regarding insect repellents.

If you have questions or concerns about a potential poisoning, your regional poison control center is available 24/7 to offer help: 1-800-222-1222.

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