My Child Ate Lip Products
If your child ate lip products like Chapstick or lipstick, give them a few sips of water and monitor for symptoms like vomiting.
What to know: Lip Products
- Lip products include lip balm, Chapstick, lip stick, lip liner and more.
Toxicity LevelWhat are toxicity levels?
My child ate Chapstick or lipstick. Are lip products toxic?
Lip products are considered nontoxic in small amounts. 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.
Symptoms of PoisoningIf your child ate lip products, give them a few sips of water and watch for symptoms.
If your child begins vomiting or has an episode of loose stool or diarrhea, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222.
Lip products may cause irritation if exposed to eyes.
If your child got lip products 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.
Have an urgent question or need more help?
Don't hesitate to call IPC at
This call is free and confidential.