- IPC specialists are healthcare professionals specially trained in toxicology.
The person who will answer your call is a physician, pharmacist, nurse or other healthcare provider who, on average, has over 15 years of experience at the IPC. Collectively, our current staff has handled over 1.2 million cases regarding an exposure to a potentially harmful substance. Yes you are calling a 1-800 number for free, but the person on the other end is NOT an operator or a volunteer. You can be sure that the person you talk to is an expert and will give you accurate information quickly.