Laundry Detergent Packets

Laundry Detergent Packets

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Laundry Detergent Packets Can be Harmful to Children Highly concentrated “single-load liquid laundry packets” can cause serious harm to young children. Poison centers receive many calls each year about children getting into laundry detergent packets. Swallowing it often causes mild stomach upset, if there are any symptoms at all, but …

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E-Cigarette Devices and Liquid Nicotine

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Electronic Vapor E-Cigarette Devices – Be aware and take care! Unfortunately, the vaping craze has reached the toddler set, according to the Missouri Poison Center call statistics. The adult market for smokeless e-cigarette devices that vaporize a nicotine-laced liquid has been booming. This means that curious kids can find themselves …

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Poison Safety For Your Home

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In honor of Poison Prevention Week, the Missouri Poison Center has received many terrific posters created by kindergarten through 4th grade students. The posters all teach about poison prevention and keeping their families safe from poisoning. Help is a phone call away, as the artist draws in this featured poster.  …

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Repel the Pests . . . Don’t Poison Your People

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Summertime and warm weather invite stinging, biting ,and buzzing insects to come back to life.  Store shelves are stocked with bug repellents of all sorts: sprays, solids, lotions, and even products that smoke when burned.  We’re all shopping for the best product to protect against both mosquitoes and ticks. No …

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Answers About Mold In The Home

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The Missouri Poison Center (MPC) gets calls about mold every season of the year. Questions range from people who are concerned about getting sick after eating mold on food, to breathing mold while living in their homes. The MPC wants to help you maintain a healthy perspective on the issues …

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What to Expect when you Call the Poison Help Line

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Just Call…The Internet is no substitute for talking to a specialist. Over the past ten to twelve years the Internet has become convenient and valuable in our everyday lives connecting us to information at our fingertips. Indeed it is a valuable tool, but there is a concern regarding self-guided treatment …

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Be Careful with PESTICIDES

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Don’t be caught off-guard. Read the instructions! We know that the moles are ravaging your yard and the itty bitty mites are ruthless to your gorgeous crops, trees and flowers, but please be careful when you’re waging your full-scale attack on these critters. Pesticides are chemicals used to destroy, prevent, …

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HAND SANITIZERS

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We certainly are using more hand sanitizers as a result of the seasonal flu and for basic germ control. Hand sanitizers are found in schools, daycares, offices and in most people’s homes, purses, and pockets. The Missouri Poison Center receives calls about hand sanitizers because people are aware of their …

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