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.
None in small amounts
Give the child a few sips of water. If your child has any symptoms, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222.
Chalk is used for drawing and coloring. It is readily washable. Chalk contains calcium salts.
NOTE: Chalk can be a choking hazard. If your child is choking on chalk, call 911 immediately.
Chalk is considered non-toxic if ingested in small amounts.
Don't hesitate to call the Poison Helpline.