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 silica gel, give them a few sips of water.
My child ate silica gel. Is silica gel toxic?
Silica gel is chemically inactive and is usually considered nontoxic. It comes in the form of clear round beads in a paper or cloth packet and is usually found in new, store-bought products.
For more instructions, please see our page on eye exposure information.
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