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2013 Press Materials

Several Poison Prevention Week Council member organizations have issued press releases in support of National Poison Prevention Week:

2013 Presidential Proclamation

ACI News Release: Important Safety Alert: Safe Use of Single-Load Liquid Laundry Packets

American Association of Poison Control Centers Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week

CSPA press release: Pausing for Prevention & Spotlighting Safety

EPA News Release: Secure Pesticides and Chemicals during Poison Prevention Week

2012 Press Materials

2012 Poison Prevention Week Council - 50th Anniversary Press Release

American Academy of Pediatrics Poison Prevention and Treatment Tips
American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) Poison Prevention Week Press Release

American Cleaning Institute - Laundry Room Safety: When Washing Clothes, Close Your Detergent After Use

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Blog Post - Three Words for Poison Prevention: Click, Up and Away

EPA News Release: Poisoning is a Major Cause of Death from Injury in the U.S.

MMWR Announcement: National Poison Prevention Week, 50th Anniversary March 18-24, 2012

MMWR podcasts

Safe Kids Press Release

AAPCC Reminds Americans That Poisonings Span a Lifetime
AAPCC Blog post: National Poison Prevention Week Q&A

AAPCC Warns That Children Act Fast and So Do Poisons

AAPCC Blog: Cathy's Story: A Poison Tragedy

AAPCC Blog: Children Act Fast And So Do Poisons!

AAPCC Blog: Poison Centers: Saving Lives 24/7

AAPCC Blog:Take Your Medicines Safely

AAPCC Blog: Home Safe Home

AAPCC News Release: Poison Centers' Life-saving Services in Jeopardy Because of Funding Cuts

AAPCC Reminds Americans To Use Medicine Safely

AAPCC Urges Americans To Keep Their Homes Safe From Poisons


2009 Press Materials

2009 Agenda

NPPW Council Profile

Poison Center Information

Winning Posters

2009 National Safety Council Poison Prevention Week

Soap & Detergent Association -- Mix at Home - Poison Prevention

Safe Kids Worldwide National Poison Prevention Week

American Association of Poison Control Centers Poison Prevention Week Press Release

The Art & Creative Materials Institute Media Statement on Poison Prevention Week

American Pharmacists Association Press Release

Environmental Protection Agency Prevent Poisonings Lock Up Pesticides

Great Lakes Marketing

National Community Pharmacists Association Comment on Patient Safety Awareness Week


2008 Press Materials


Several Poison Prevention Week Council member organizations have issued press releases in support of National Poison Prevention Week:

National Poison Prevention Week, 2008
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America


Poison Prevention Week Flyer

HRSA Launches Digital Campaign to Promote Poison Awareness
and Prevention


Baby Boomers – Keep Your Home Safe for Youngsters with Proper Use
and Storage of Household Products


Cleaning Product Safety 2008

Play It Safe, Prevent Poisonings, Lock Up Pesticides



2007 Press Materials

CPSC Urges New Parents to Adopt Lifesaving Routine to
Prevent Child Poisonings


Home Safety Council® Research Shows Majority of Households
Are Unprepared to Prevent Poisoning Injuries

Findings Reveal Urgent Need for Education and Action
to Keep Those at Greatest Risk from Poisoning

Poison Centers Report New Family Figures
National Poison Prevention Week Fast Approaching

Accidental Poisonings Can Happen During Day-To-Day Routines
Caregivers play important role in prevention among children and seniors

National Poison Prevention Week, 2007
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America


EPA Reminds Communities How to
Prevent Unintentional Pesticide Poisonings


American Academy of Pediatrics
Poison Prevention and Treatment Tips


Ten Ideas For Keeping Kids Safe While Cleaning
SDA Shares Must-Have Tips for Parents of Young Children



Highlights of the 2005 Annual Data Report (PDF format, 84 K)


Updated 3/20/2014