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In the U.S., there are two ways to get help for a poison emergency. You can either:

  1. Use the  tool to get specific guidance for your case, based on your age, weight, substance and amount taken, or
  2. Call poison control at 1-800-222-1222.

Both options are free and confidential. Both options give you expert answers.

If you use and need additional assistance, don't hesitate to contact Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222 (U.S.). That phone number is routed based on your area code and exchange or your location to the poison center designated to serve your region.

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For administrative questions, you can reach us at (202) 362-3867 or pc@poison.org. Do NOT call that number for poison emergencies. Do NOT send questions about poison exposures or possible poisonings to that email address. If you have a question about a possible poisoning, use the  tool or call Poison Control (1-800-222-1222 in the U.S.). If you are outside the U.S., use local procedures to reach poison control or go to an emergency room if you have a poison emergency.


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