Poison Information for Parents
What Is a Poison?
A poison is anything someone eats, breathes or gets in the eyes or on the skin that can cause sickness or death. Poisons are found in four forms: solid, liquid, spray or gas.
Parents and caregivers must remain vigilant to keep all poisons and drugs out of the sight and reach of children.
Tips to Prevent Poisonings
Poison-Proof Your Home
American Association of Poison Control Centers
The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
Animal Poison Control Center
Centers for Disease Control
Children's Safety Network
American Academy of Pediatrics
Michigan Safe Kids
National Pesticide Information Center
National Inhalant Prevention Coalition
Tox Town – National Library of Medicine
Children's Hospital of Michigan Regional Poison Control Center