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 soap, give them a few sips of water and watch for vomiting and loose stools.
My child ate soap. Is soap toxic?
Hand and body soaps are considered minimally toxic.
Soap may cause irritation if exposed to eyes.
If your child got soap 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.
Don't hesitate to call IPC at
This call is free and confidential.