Poisons can be anywhere—beware
What you, or your family, touch, taste, breathe, or swallow could be harmful!
Get help and information about poisonous and toxic substances from the California Poison Control System.
The California Poison Control System provides immediate, free, and expert treatment advice and referral over the telephone in case of exposure to poisonous or toxic substances. Pharmacists, nurses, and poison information providers answer the calls to 1-800-222-1222 and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Language interpreters are always available, just say the language you need when you call.
Going back to school? Exposure to poisonous or potentially toxic substances can lead to negative impacts on children’s health and academic success. Learn how to prevent and safely manage poison exposure in a school setting.