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Arsenic in Drinking Water

Eating and drinking are the most common ways that people are exposed to arsenic, a chemical that occurs naturally in the earth's crust. Studies have linked long-term exposure of arsenic in drinking wa... Details >

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning with Camping Equipment

Each year there are about 30 deaths and 450 injuries because of carbon monoxide poisoning from the use of portable camping heaters, lanterns, or stoves inside tents, campers, and vehicles. Follow thes... Details >

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Chemical Emergencies  External Link

This fact sheet discusses the dangers to health associated with chemicals and how you can prepare for a chemical spill at home or in your community.... Details >

American Red Cross, National Headquarters  External Link

FAQs: Poison Prevention  External Link

This page provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about the National Poison Prevention Week.... Details >

Poison Prevention Week Council  External Link

Find Your Poison Center  External Link

This list offers local and certified poison centers located in the Unites States and its territories. You may also find your local poison center by calling 1-800-222-1222. ... Details >

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How to Prevent Poisonings in Your Home  External Link

Each year more than 6,000 people die and an estimated 300,000 suffer disabling illnesses as a result of unintentional poisoning by solid and liquid substances. Home unintentional poisonings, however, ... Details >

National Safety Council  External Link

Just Ask!: About Accidental Poisoning  External Link

Information, statistics and advice on what action you should take in the case of accidental drug poisoning in the home.... Details >

U.S. Pharmacopeia  External Link

Lead Acetate Used in Hair Dye Products

This consumer health information document discusses the safety of lead acetate used as a color additive in "progressive" hair dye products.... Details >

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Occupational Exposure to Lead  External Link

Information about lead exposure and its effects on health, written for employers and the general public. Describes problems that lead causes, signs of lead poisoning; and explains how you can protect ... Details >

American Academy of Family Physicians  External Link

Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

This page welcomes to the Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control (OHHLC), established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in order to bring together health and housing pro... Details >

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development