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.
Synthetic cathinones, or “bath salts” are powerful drugs that can cause hallucinations and violent behavior.Read More
Swallowing a spoonful of cinnamon can harm the lungs, especially for people with asthma.Read More
E-Cigarette Devices and Liquid Nicotine
Local poison centers report an uptick in electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine exposures.Read More
Laundry Detergent Packets
Highly concentrated “single-load liquid laundry packets” can cause serious harm to young children.Read More