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 1 to 2 pieces of gum, give them a few sips of water and monitor for stomach and intestinal symptoms.
My toddler ate gum. Is gum toxic?
Though it is not meant to be swallowed, gum is usually nontoxic and is not expected to cause symptoms when swallowed in small amounts.
For more instructions, please see our page on eye exposure information.
Don't hesitate to call IPC at
This call is free and confidential.