Household poisons and hazards: Bathroom

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Learn about the common items in your bathroom that may be hazardous to children and what you should do if they are accidentally consumed.

Key points

  • Everyday items that you store in your bathroom 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. The interactive below describes the items that you might have in your bathroom and what you should do if someone gets into them. Find more information about each type of hazard in the dropdowns below.

Last updated: December 22nd 2021