Alerts

The AAPCC works with America's 55 poison centers to track poisonings and their sources, including household products, food and beverages, chemicals in the workplace and home, environmental toxins, drugs and medicine, and animal and insect bites and stings.

Bath Salts

Synthetic cathinones, or “bath salts” are powerful drugs that can cause hallucinations and violent behavior.

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Carbon Monoxide

Use portable generators correctly to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Cinnamon Challenge

Swallowing a spoonful of cinnamon can harm the lungs, especially for people with asthma.

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E-Cigarette Devices and Liquid Nicotine

Local poison centers report an uptick in electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine exposures.

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Energy Drinks

Energy drinks can be dangerous for children or adolescents.

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Laundry Detergent Packets

Highly concentrated “single-load liquid laundry packets” can cause serious harm to young children.

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Storm Safety

Your local poison center urges you to follow these storm safety tips.

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Synthetic Marijuana

Use of synthetic cannabinoids can cause dangerous health effects like psychotic episodes and seizures.

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