Certified Poison Control Centers
The following information is from the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC).
The United States National Poison Hotline is 1-800-222-1222. When you call this number you will be automatically linked to the nearest poison center in the United States. Call this number 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to talk to a poison expert.
First Aid Tips provided by AAPCC
Has the person collapsed or stopped breathing?
Swallowed the wrong medicine or too much medicine?
Poison on the skin?
Poison in the eyes?
We recommend that you print out a hard copy of this number and place it near your home/business phone(s) for easy access in a poison emergency.
Last Editorial Review: 7/9/2009
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