Dear Parents: Your Baby Food is Safe

February 08, 2021

Read the Poison Centre's statement

Poisoning Prevention in Canada Webinar January 27, 2021

January 20, 2021

Poisoning Prevention in Canada: Data, trends and calls to action.

Health-Care Professionals: New Priority Queue Available February 8, 2021

January 18, 2021

Based on ongoing feedback we have received about the Poison Centre call experience, we have made changes to our queueing system in order to prioritize ...


Hidden Hazards

It is very important to be aware of potential dangers of anything we bring into our homes.

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How We Can Help

We provide expert poison advice about exposures to medicine, plants and chemicals.

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MPC is a telephone toxicology consultation service.

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The Current Top 10 Poisonous Substances

  1. Pain Relievers
  2. Sleeping Medicines
  3. Household Cleaners
  4. Antidepressant Medicines
  5. Personal Care Products
  6. Alcohols
  7. Heart & Blood Pressure Medicines
  8. Foreign Bodies
  9. Antihistamine Medicines
  10. Vitamins
See what else made the list