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Prevent curious children from accessing potential poisons

 

Last updated 6/28/2018 at 5:36pm

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While adults may know to avoid ingesting potentially toxic substances, curious youngsters rarely do, making household poisons an especially significant threat to young children.

TEMECULA – Poisonous substances can be deadly. Many substances found in a typical home can be characterized as poisonous. While adults may know to avoid ingesting potentially toxic substances, curious youngsters rarely do, making household poisons an especially significant threat to young children.

The American Academy of Pediatrics notes that roughly 3 million people swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance every year. Many of those people are under the age of five. Curiosity in youngsters is good, indicating that children are interested in their surroundings and looking to lea...



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