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.
OPI, Revlon, Essie, Orly, Sally Hansen, etc.
Mild mouth or throat irritation, an episode of vomiting
If the child is not having any symptoms, give the child 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.
Nail polish is a lacquer applied to finger or toe nails as a cosmetic. There are several different formulations, such as base coat, color coat and top coat.
NOTE: You should be concerned if your child experiences these symptoms: persistent or continued vomiting. Call IPC right away at 1-800-222-1222.
Nail polish is considered to be minimally toxic with a taste/lick and is considered to be a mild irritant to the stomach or intestines.
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.