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Seriously scary poisons that used to be in Grandpa’s shed…and maybe still are!

Posted: September 15th, 2015 | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

The IPC is consulted on over 80,000 poisoning cases each year—about 30,000 of those cases involve a nondrug household-use product.  That is over 80 each day!   Household-use products include cleaners, hydrocarbons, pesticides, automotive products, and personal care products like soaps and lotions.  Luckily, most unintentional exposures to these substances results in minor or no toxicity at all.  In fact, the majority can be managed at home or wherever the exposure occurred, with help from our expert staff. Read more »