Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the ATS

Non-pharmaceuticals and Pharmaceuticals

Nearly 90 percent of all poison exposures occur in homes. Among children ages 5 and under, 60 percent of poisoning exposures are by non-pharmaceutical products such as cosmetics, cleaning substances, plants, foreign bodies and toys, pesticides, art supplies and alcohol; 40 percent are by pharmaceuticals.