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How can I protect my child from household cleaners and other poisons?

Keep all dangerous cleaners, paint thinners, antifreeze, pesticides, and medicines locked up or on high shelves. Ditto for mouthwash, perfumes, vitamins, laundry detergent, and batteries -- all can be deadly poisons to small kids, so make sure they are not accessible.

From The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents by Jennifer Trachtenberg.

The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents

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