If your child is having symptoms or you don't know the exact substance or amount swallowed, call the Poison Center Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. This call is free and confidential.
If your child ate any amount of chewing tobacco or saliva that contains chewing tobacco residue, call IPC immediately at 1-800-222-1222. This call is free and confidential.
My child swallowed chewing tobacco. What should I do?
Chewing tobacco is highly toxic.
Chewing tobacco may cause irritation if exposed to eyes.
If your child got chewing tobacco in their eyes, rinse by pouring clean, lukewarm water across the affected eye(s) for 15 minutes.
For more instructions, please see our page on eye exposure information.
Don't hesitate to call IPC at
This call is free and confidential.