Don't hesitate to call the Poison Helpline.
Color-coded charts help you quickly understand toxicity and what you should do next.
Ingestion of a mouthful or less is expected to cause a mild laxative effect at worst.
If your child is not having any symptoms, give a few sips of water and observe for symptoms.
Toxicity Levels are color-coded base on the chemical levels..
Possible Symptoms tells you what potential symptoms and side effects may feel, if ingested.
What To Do will provide immediate next steps and determine whether or not more immediate action is needed.
The Illinois Poison Center is here to help with any potential poisoning situation. Our medical experts are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to offer free poisoning information, treatment advice and peace of mind.
If your child has been exposed to a potentially harmful substance, our “My Child Ate…” section covers several common substances. We offer substance information, possible symptoms and, most importantly, what to do.
If you don't see the substance you're looking for, check out the Poison Help website or call 1-800-222-1222. If it's an emergency, please call right away.