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.
Cat litter is minimally toxic. If your child ate a mouthful or less of any type of cat litter there should not be any symptoms.
If your child is not having symptoms, give them a few sips of water and watch for vomiting or constipation.If your child experiences symptoms, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222.
Most cat litter contains clay or bentonite clay to absorb urine and odors. Some cat litters contain silica gel or plant based products derived from pine, wheat or corn.
Minimally toxic in small amounts, such as a mouthful or less.
If your child has gotten this substance in his or her eyes, please view our eye exposure information.
Don't hesitate to call the Poison Helpline.