Plant fertilizer poisoning

Household plant food poisoning; Plant food - household - poisoning

Plant fertilizers and household plant foods are used to improve plant growth. Poisoning can occur if someone swallows these products.

Plant fertilizers are mildly poisonous if small amounts are swallowed. Larger amounts can be harmful to children. Touching a large amount of plant fertilizer may cause severe burns.

This article is for information only. DO NOT use it to treat or manage an actual poison exposure. If you or someone you are with has an exposure, call your local emergency number (such as 911), or your local poison center can be reached directly by calling the national toll-free Poison Help hotline (1-800-222-1222) from anywhere in the United States.

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