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Preventing Poisoning in Young Children - Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL  60007-1098
Phone: (847) 434-4000
Fax: (847) 434-8000
Web Address: www.aap.org
 

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a variety of educational materials about parenting, general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other organizations are also available.


American Association of Poison Control Centers
515 King Street
Suite 310
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 1-800-222-1222 for poisoning emergencies and any questions about poisons and poison prevention
(703) 894-1858 for calls that are not poison exposure questions
Fax: (703) 683-2812
Web Address: www.aapcc.org
 

The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) provides contact information for poison control centers located throughout the United States. The organization also has tips on poison prevention and first aid.


National Pesticide Information Center
Oregon State University
333 Weniger Hall
Corvallis, OR  97331-6502
Phone: 1-800-858-7378
Email: npic@ace.orst.edu
Web Address: www.npic.orst.edu
 

The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) is a cooperative effort between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The NPIC has fact sheets about pesticide safety issues relating to home and garden use, food, water, and pets. They also have detailed information about pesticide manufacturers, chemicals found in products, pesticide labels, and more.


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Last Updated: November 26, 2012
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