If the child swallowed more than one mouthful, is having symptoms, or if you are not positive of the exact substance or amount swallowed, call the Poison Center Hotline immediately at 800-222-1222. The call is free and confidential.
Liquid soap, bar soap, moisturizing soap, antibacterial soap
Nausea, an episode of vomiting, loose stools
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 1-800-222-1222.
Hand and body soaps contain nonionic and anionic surfactants.
NOTE: You should be concerned if your child experiences these symptoms: persistent/continued vomiting or diarrhea. Call IPC right away at 1-800-222-1222.
Hand and body soaps are minimally toxic, but may cause mild irritation to the stomach or intestines. Degreasers and cleaning products intended to clean anything other than the human body may contain more toxic ingredients.
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