Child-resistant packaging first came into Americans’ lives in 1970. Hundreds of children had been dying each year after getting into household products and medicines. Then the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA) was signed into law.
Household Cleaners Archive
In 2017, the Maryland Poison Center (MPC) responded to roughly 32,000 calls about exposures in people. Learn about the top three exposures for every age group based on the calls we received.