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Fast, free, expert, poison help. Toll-free: (800) 222-1222 Our registered nurses are on standby to take your call 24/7.

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Our poison information specialists will assess the situation then provide first-aid actions. In severe cases, they will refer you to the most appropriate health care facility.

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Our poison specialists will ask you about:

Collage of poisonous items

Common call topics:

  • Medication overdose
  • Substance abuse or withdrawal
  • Ingestion of household cleaners
  • Pesticide exposures
  • Inhalation of gases or chemical fumes
  • Exposures to plants or mushrooms
  • Bites and stings
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Current alerts

Recall of LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests Due to Risk of Falsely Low Results

CDC advisory

Magellan Diagnostics, Inc. and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have issued a recall notice concerning the use of some LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests (certain LeadCare II, LeadCare Plus, and LeadCare Ultra test kit lots). These lots were distributed between October 27, 2020, and June 15, 2021. The use of these devices may cause serious injuries because they might underestimate blood lead levels. The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall.

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