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Poisoning Issues Specific to Young Children

Alcohol-Based Hand SanitizersAlcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers
Popular in homes, hospitals and schools - what are the risks?
Common Poisons Around The HomeCommon Poisons Around The Home
There are many poisons around the home. Below are some of the most common poisons encountered every day. Be aware of household medicines and chemicals so you can use and store them properly and act quickly if someone is poisoned
Facts About Childhood PoisoningFacts About Childhood Poisoning
About 60 to 65% of calls to the New Zealand National Poisons Centre relate to children aged under 5 years
Four Seasons 2 - Poisoning Hazards For WinterFour Seasons 2 - Poisoning Hazards For Winter
LPG heaters, Cold and Flu Preparations, Antifreeze...all about poisoning in Winter
Four Seasons 3 - Poisoning Hazards For SpringFour Seasons 3 - Poisoning Hazards For Spring
Spring cleaning, plants, allergies, Guy Fawkes...all about Spring poisonings.
Four Seasons 4 - Poisoning Hazards for SummerFour Seasons 4 - Poisoning Hazards for Summer
Insects, jellyfish, sunscreen, parties...all about Summer poisonings
Melamine in FoodMelamine in Food
In the aftermath of the Chinese milk powder contamination event, what are the risks to your family?
Poisoning Issues in Child Care FacilitiesPoisoning Issues in Child Care Facilities
Poison prevention is not just an issue that needs to be considered at home, but anywhere where young children visit.
Potentially Dangerous Alternative Headlice TreatmentsPotentially Dangerous Alternative Headlice Treatments
Potential risks in using inappropriate chemicals to treat headlice in humans
Swan Plants - Educational Or Harmful?Swan Plants - Educational Or Harmful?
The swan plant is home to the Monarch caterpillar, and children are enthralled to see the butterfly emerge right in front of their eyes. How toxic is it and is it ok to have swan plants in the home?
The Things Children Swallow  Problems with Foreign ObjectsThe Things Children Swallow Problems with Foreign Objects
Some objects are just not meant to be swallowed. What types of objects do children swallow? What makes them dangerous? Will they get stuck?
Tiakina aa Taatou Tamariki kei PaihanatiaTiakina aa Taatou Tamariki kei Paihanatia
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University of Otago NZ National Poisons Centre



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