Household hazards and poisons: Garage or shed

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Learn about the everyday items you keep in your garage or storage shed that could be potentially harmful if your child consumes them.

Key points

  • Everyday items that you keep in your garage or storage shed may be harmful for children if ingested or consumed.
  • Depending on the risk level and symptoms, you may need to contact your doctor or take your child to the emergency department.

Some of the everyday items you have at home could be poisonous to you or your child. Find more information about each type of hazard, including poisoning risk, treatment at home, and when to seek medical attention, in the dropdowns below.

Last updated: February 1st 2022