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 sunscreen, give them a few sips of water and watch for vomiting and diarrhea. If these symptoms persist, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222. This call is free and confidential.
My child ate sunscreen. Is suncreen toxic?
The ingredients in sunscreen are minimally toxic, but can cause an upset stomach.
Sunscreen may cause irritation if exposed to eyes.
If your child got sunscreen 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.