If the child swallowed more than one mouthful, is having symptoms, or if you are not possible of the exact substance or amount swallowed, call the Poison Center Hotline immediately at 800-222-1222. The call is free and confidential.
ChapStick, lip balm, lip liner, lipstick
An episode of vomiting, loose stool or mild diarrhea
If your child is not having any symptoms, give a few sips of water and watch for the symptoms described above. If your child is having any symptoms, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222.
Ingredients in lip products vary between the type and brand, but may include oils, waxes, perfumes, coloring agents, pigments, lanolin, antioxidants, preservatives and emulsifying agents
NOTE: You should be concerned if your child experiences these symptoms: persistent/continued vomiting or diarrhea, coughing. Call IPC right away at 1-800-222-1222.
Minimally toxic in small amounts such as a taste or a lick. Mild irritation to the stomach/intestines is all that is expected.
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.