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What household items can be poisonous for kids?

Some of these items may not seem dangerous at first, but they all can be hazardous for your child.

  • Over-the-counter medicines such as cold and flu treatments
  • Creams and ointments
  • Vitamins
  • Gardening products
  • Perfumes
  • Alcohol
  • Car products
  • Cigarette butts

From Good Kids, Bad Habits: The RealAge Guide to Raising Healthy Children by Jennifer Trachtenberg.

 

Good Kids, Bad Habits: The RealAge Guide to Raising Healthy Children

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