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U.S. Poison Control Centers

If you have a poison emergency or a question about poisons and you're in the United States, call:

1-800-222-1222.

This toll-free number will put you in touch with the poison control center in your state.

If your child has collapsed or is not breathing, call 911.

Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD
Date reviewed: April 2013

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Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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