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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.

Chalk

Also Known As:

Chalk

chalk

Toxicity Level

Usually Nontoxic

Possible Symptoms

None in small amounts

What To Do

Give the child a few sips of water. If your child has any symptoms, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222.

NOTE: Chalk can be a choking hazard. If your child is choking on chalk, call 911 immediately.

Poison Information

Toxicity Level

Usually Nontoxic

Also Known As

Chalk

What It Is

Chalk is used for drawing and coloring. It is readily washable. Chalk contains calcium salts.

Possible Symptoms of Overdose/Poisoning

None in small amounts

What To Do

Give the child a few sips of water. If your child has any symptoms, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222.

NOTE: Chalk can be a choking hazard. If your child is choking on chalk, call 911 immediately.

Toxicity

Chalk is considered non-toxic if ingested in small amounts.

 

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