Preventing Poisoning in Young Children
Other Places To Get Help
|American Academy of Pediatrics|
|141 Northwest Point Boulevard|
|Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098|
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a variety of educational materials about parenting, general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other organizations are also available.
|American Association of Poison Control Centers|
|515 King Street|
|Alexandria, VA 22314|
|Phone:||1-800-222-1222 for poisoning emergencies and any questions about poisons and poison prevention
(703) 894-1858 for calls that are not poison exposure questions
The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) provides contact information for poison control centers located throughout the United States. The organization also has tips on poison prevention and first aid.
|National Pesticide Information Center|
|Oregon State University|
|333 Weniger Hall|
|Corvallis, OR 97331-6502|
The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) is a cooperative effort between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The NPIC has fact sheets about pesticide safety issues relating to home and garden use, food, water, and pets. They also have detailed information about pesticide manufacturers, chemicals found in products, pesticide labels, and more.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference November 30, 2010|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics