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Poison Control Center Phone Number: 1-800-222-1222
National Poison Control Center Phone Number that you can call from anywhere in the USA.
- Pharmacists and Nurses trained in toxicology to answer your questions.
- 24-hour poison information resource for health care professionals and the public.
- Free phone call.
- Free service.
Poison Information Tips
Poison on the Skin
Remove contaminated clothing and flood skin with water for 10 minutes. Then gently wash with soap and water and rinse. If at all possible, have the container or label with the ingredients listed while making the call.
Chemical Burns on the Skin
Remove contaminated clothing and flood skin with water. Avoid using ointments, greases, powders, and other drugs in first aid treatment of burns. Keep area as clean as possible.
Poison in the Eye
Flood eye with lukewarm (not hot) water poured from a large, clean glass 2 or 3 inches from the eye. Repeat for 15 minutes. Have patient blink as much as possible while flooding the eye.
Inhaled Poisons (dusts, vapors, and gases)
Immediately get the person to fresh air. Avoid breathing fumes. Open doors and windows wide. If victim is not breathing, begin artificial respiration and call 911.
Medicines: Do not give anything by mouth until you have called for professional advice.
Chemicals or Household Products: Unless the patient is unconscious, having convulsions, or cannot swallow, give milk or water immediately, then call for professional advice.
Remove stinger. Apply meat tenderizer or baking soda paste to site. Use ice packs as needed for swelling. If patient develops breathing problems, itching, nasal congestion, wheezing or swelling around the lips or tongue, go to the nearest emergency room or call 911.
After following the above emergency actions, immediately call the Poison Center.
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