Emergency Contact Number and Frequently Asked Questions.
For Poison EmergenciesCall 1-800-222-1222
FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
Q: “My baby is just starting to crawl. I have several plants in the house. Can you tell me if any of them are toxic?” A: Consult the Plants page.
Q: “Can you talk with our middle school students about inhalant abuse?” A: Consult the Maine , New Hampshire or Vermont page.
Q: “My son has several butane lighter refill containers and rags piled up in his closet. Is he abusing this in some way? Is it dangerous? What effects would I notice? A: Consult the Substance Abuse page.
Q: “We were just gathering clams on the beach. I heard a report on TV about red tide. What areas are affected? Can we eat the clams? Would cooking them prevent a problem?” A: Consult the Regional Poison Hazards page.
Q: “My daughter is working on a science fair project about toxins. Could you send two hundred poison phone stickers?” A: Consult the Educational Materials page.
Q: “Children at our school are talking about using Coricidin® to get high. What is that all about?” A: Consult the Substance Abuse page.
Q: “I work for a senior center. Could you mail poison information packets for our clients?” A: Consult the Educational Materials page.