According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an emergency call is made to U.S. poison control centers every 13 seconds, and 40% of those calls involve injuries to children under three years of age. More than 77,000 of those calls typically involve poisonings by common household pesticides. The EPA recognizes March 16 – 22 as National Poison Prevention Week, and offers the following home safety information to help prevent poisonings in the home this year:
Common chemical-containing products in U.S. homes:
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