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Poison Information Sheet

ACID DYES (FABRIC OR HAIR) PAINT (OIL)
ALCOHOL FABRIC SOFTENER PAINT REMOVER (SOLVENT)
AMMONIA FERTILIZERS PAINT REMOVER (CAUSTIC)
ASPRIN FIRELIGHTERS PARACETEMOL
BATTERY ACID FLOURIDE TABLETS PARAFIN
BATTERY (BUTTON) GLUE (CONTACT) PESTICIDES
BENZINE GLUE (OTHER) PERFUMES
BLEACH HYDROCHLORIC ACID PETROL
COMPHORATED OIL HAIR COLOUR PILLS
CARBON TETRACHLORIDE HAIR PERM/STRAIGHTENERS RAT BAIT
CAUSTIC SODA HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SHAMPOOS
CHLORINE (POOL) IRON TABLETS SNAIL BAIT
CONDY'S CRYSTALS INSECT REPLLENT TABLETS
COSMETICS INSECTICIDES TURPENTINE
COUGH SYRUP LINAMENTS (eg WINTERGREEN) TOILET CLEANER
DEODORENTS MEDICINES (ORAL) VARNISH
DETERGENTS (CLOTHING) METAL CLEANERS/POLISHES VITAMINS
DISHWASHING LIQUID MINERAL TURPENTINE WASHING SODA
DISHWASHING POWDER MOTHBALLS WINDOW CLEANER
DISINFECTANTS NAIL VARNISH REMOVER WHITE SPRITS
DRAIN CLEANER OVEN CLEANER WEEDKILLER

Do not make the persom vomit; Do not give them anything to eat or drink; 
  Get them to a clinic or hospital quickly.    
Do not make the persom vomit; Give them half a cup of milk or water immediately
  Contact the Poison center        
Give them half a cup of milk or water immediately. Contact the poison center
           
Give the patient activated Charcoal to absorb the poison. Contact the Poison center or get them
  to a hospital or clinic quickly        
Charcoal Mixture
Infants: 1 gram activated charcoal
Children: 15-30 grams actvated charcoal as a single dose (Mix with 240ml water)
Adults: 50-100 grams activated charcoal asa single dose (Mix with 300 - 500ml water)
POISONS
If a poison substance comes into contact with the eyes or skin,rince the area for 15 - 20 minutes with
water and contact a doctor or go to the nearest clinic.
If a child has swolled medicine or a poisonous substance, send the container and a sample of the 
medication or poison to the clinic or hospital with the child.

Centre For Poison Control: 0800 333 444