webPOISONCONTROL® is a free an online tool and app that provides immediate triage recommendations and automated follow up for acute, unintentional exposures to a vast array of products. It was created for those who cannot or will not call Poison Control but still need its help for suspected poisonings, bringing the expertise of Poison Control to consumers where they want it – online.
webPOISONCONTROL has managed more than 513,000 exposures to common substances like personal care products, cleaning products, medicines and homeopathic remedies, pesticides and insecticides, plants, bites and stings, recreational substances, and more. Join us if you are curious about the data that drive the recommendations provided to consumers by the tool, and how you can work with us. Together we can ensure consumers get the most accurate guidance for possible poisonings.
In this webinar presenters will:
- Briefly describe the U.S. Poison Control System.
- Demonstrate the consumer-facing side of webPOISON
- Explain how the tool determines the potential toxicity of consumer products and advises users.
- Demonstrate webPOISONCONTROL’s real-time exposure surveillance dashboard using anonymized data.