Updated 28 October 2016

Everyday poisons in your home

Our homes contain hidden dangers that can be harmful and poisonous, especially to children and pets.


Our homes contain hidden dangers that can be harmful, especially to children and pets. Make sure they are stored securely and keep an eye on them at all times when in use.

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For  users, here are some useful South African poison emergency numbers:

Western Cape Tygerberg Poison Centre 021-938 6084, 021-9316129(o/h)

Red Cross Poison Centre 021-6895227

Eastern Cape Frere Hospital 0431-491077 (o/h)

Livingstone Hospital 041-4059111

Free State Free State Poison Centre 051-4013170




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