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If the child swallowed more than one mouthful, is having symptoms, or if you are not positive of the exact substance or amount swallowed, call the Poison Center Hotline immediately at 800-222-1222. The call is free and confidential.

Bubbles

Also Known As:

Bubble blowing solution, children’s bubbles, toy bubbles, toy bubble solution, blowing bubbles, bubble solution, gazillion bubbles

BUBBLES

Toxicity Level

Minimally toxic

Bubbles are minimally toxic. If your child ate bubbles, give them a few sips of water and watch for vomiting and loose stools.

If your child experiences more than one episode of vomiting, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222.

Possible Symptoms

There are usually no symptoms from eating bubbles, but your child may develop nausea, an episode of vomiting, and loose stools.

What To Do

If your child is not having symptoms, give them a few sips of water and watch for vomiting.

If your child experiences more than one episode of vomiting, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222.

Poison Information

Toxicity Level

Minimally toxic

Also Known As

Bubble blowing solution, children’s bubbles, toy bubbles, toy bubble solution, blowing bubbles, bubble solution, gazillion bubbles

What It Is

Bubbles are essentially liquid soap, which contains nonionic and anionic surfactants.

Possible Symptoms of Overdose/Poisoning

There are usually no symptoms from eating bubbles, but your child may develop nausea, an episode of vomiting, and loose stools.

What To Do

If your child is not having symptoms, give them a few sips of water and watch for vomiting.

If your child experiences more than one episode of vomiting, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222.

Toxicity

Bubbles are minimally toxic, but may cause mild irritation to the stomach or intestines.

Eye Exposure

If your child has gotten this substance in his or her eyes, please view our eye exposure information.

 

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