​Poisoning is the most common cause of injury to children. In case of an actual or suspected poisoning, contact the HUS Poison Information Centre, which has the most current and extensive data on the effects of various substances on children. Substances most toxic to children are typically found at home and include essential oils, scented drops and table salt.

The Poison Information Center's emergency line takes calls 24 hours a day seven days a week, tel. 09 471 977.