Web Pages
American Association of Poison Control Centers
Information on poisoning including national data, control and prevention, plus links to local poison control centers.
Preventing Childhood Poisoning
Information on poison-proofing your home.
Signs and Symptoms of Pesticide Poisoning
How to recognize and deal with various types of pesticide poisoning.
Medline Plus: Poisoning
Links to resources and articles. Searchable database.
Symptoms and First Aid for Poisoning
Telltale signs of poisoning, with instructions on how to proceed, and where to get help.
Poison Prevention Publications
Links to publications on poisoning, from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Mushroom Poisoning in Children
Describes what to do if your child eats a wild mushroom. Provided by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Poisonous Plant Database
A listing of papers of scientific information about the animal and human toxicology of vascular plants of the world. From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
Canadian Poisonous Plants Information System
An interactive, searchable database taken from literature references for over 250 plants that can poison livestock, pets and humans in Canada.
Food Poisoning
Comprehensive information on food poisoning, from the California Poison Control System.
Food Safety: Food Poisoning
Discusses signs, symptoms and prevention of viral, bacterial and fungal food poisoning. From the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
The Poisonous Plant Patch
Detailed information on several species of poisonous plants. Photographs, plant toxins, medicinal or toxic and an illustrated guide to poisonous plants in Nova Scotia. [Many of these are not regional specific - ed]
Common first aid procedures for poisoning. From Columbia University College.
State Poison Control Centers
A directory of US Poison Control Centers.
First Aid - Poisons Overview
From the Methodist Health Care System, Houston, Texas.
Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center
Providing safety tips to prevent poisoning in children and pets.
How to Stop Food-Borne Illness Before it Starts
Provided by HealthLink. Information on food-borne diarrheal disease and safe food handling practices in the home.
INTOX Project
Collaborative project between CCOHS and the World Health Organization. A databank of consolidated, authoritative information on toxic agents and the management of toxic exposures. The software, IPCS INTOX Version IV, includes advanced features and capabilities important to Poison Centres while a new component, the Product Writer, enables users to create their own database registry of products.
Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center
In-depth information and educational resource on poisons and hazardous substances found in the home.

The origins of the Medpage Directory is based on the Open Directory