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Workshop 2

Toxic or Not

  • Introduction to Medicines Calls

START

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  • Use the low toxicity poster, and identify whether after ingestion products are considered low toxicity or toxic

  • Choose the correct answer by clicking on the appropriate

  • To move onto the next product or page, click on

    Good Luck

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Snails

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Snails

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct – snails, slugs, tadpoles & worms are generally considered of low toxicity after ingestion

Slug Pellets however can be harmful

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Snails

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect – snails, slugs, tadpoles & worms are generally considered of low toxicity after ingestion

Slug Pellets however can be harmful

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Compost

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Compost

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect – compost, earth, peat & soil are generally considered of low toxicity after ingestion

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Compost

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct – compost, earth, peat & soil are generally considered of low toxicity after ingestion

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Iron Tablets

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Iron Tablets

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect – large quantities of iron can cause coma and even death after ingestion. Multivitamins may contain iron

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Iron Tablets

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct – large quantities of iron can cause coma and even death after ingestion. Multivitamins may contain iron

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Nail Glue

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Nail Glue

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - Ingestion is usually harmless

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Nail Glue

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - Ingestion is usually harmless

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Wax Crayons

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Wax Crayons

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - dyes, can be very toxic but the amount contained in crayons is so small that seriouspoisoning is extremely unlikely after ingestion.

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Wax Crayons

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - dyes, can be very toxic but the amount contained in crayons is so small that seriouspoisoning is extremely unlikely after ingestion.

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Nicotine Lozenges

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Nicotine Lozenges

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - nicotine is highly toxic after ingestion

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Nicotine Lozenges

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - nicotine is highly toxic after ingestion

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Oral Contraceptive Pill

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Oral Contraceptive Pill

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - rarely produces toxic effects after ingestion.May result in stomach upset, and possible vaginal bleeding in young girls

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Oral Contraceptive Pill

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - rarely produces toxic effects after ingestion May result in stomach upset, and possible vaginal bleeding in young girls

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Suntan Lotion

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Suntan Lotion

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - low toxicity after ingestion.

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Suntan Lotion

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - low toxicity after ingestion.

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Sudocrem

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Sudocrem

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - symptoms are unlikely to arise after ingestion of this product.

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Sudocrem

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - symptoms are unlikely to arise after ingestion of this product.

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Baby Bio Plant Food

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Baby Bio Plant Food

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - very low toxicity after ingestion. A small glass of milk or water may be helpful.

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Baby Bio Plant Food

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - very low toxicity after ingestion. A small glass of milk or water may be helpful.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Hormone Replacement Therapy

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - very low toxicity after ingestion. No treatment required in adults or children

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Hormone Replacement Therapy

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - very low toxicity after ingestion. No treatment required in adults or children

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Dishwasher Tablets

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Dishwasher Tablets

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - these products are potentially corrosive and can be toxic after ingestion

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Dishwasher Tablets

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - these products are potentially corrosive and can be toxic after ingestion

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Pencil Lead (Graphite)

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Pencil Lead (Graphite)

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - low toxicity after ingestion.

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Pencil Lead (Graphite)

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - low toxicity after ingestion.

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Holly

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Holly

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - low toxicity after ingestion.

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Holly

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - low toxicity after ingestion.

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Screen Wash

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Screen Wash

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - depends on ingredients and concentrations (de-icer), but can be toxic after ingestion

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Screen Wash

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - depends on ingredients and concentrations (de-icer), but can be toxic after ingestion

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Children’s Paints

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Children’s Paints

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - low toxicity after ingestion, since these products are water based

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Children’s Paints

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - low toxicity after ingestion, since these products are water based

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Antacids (e.g. Rennie®)

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Antacids (e.g. Rennie®)

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - low toxicity after ingestion

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Antacids (e.g. Rennie®)

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - low toxicity after ingestion

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Hand Washing Up Liquid

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Hand Washing Up Liquid

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - low toxicity after ingestion

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Hand Washing Up Liquid

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - low toxicity after ingestion

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Quinine Tablets

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Quinine Tablets

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct – highly toxic after ingestion. Deaths have been reported

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Quinine Tablets

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect – highly toxic after ingestion. Deaths have been reported

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Button Battery

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Button Battery

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct – Toxicity following ingestion is rare but may be related to intestinal obstruction or effects from battery content. X-ray recommended

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Button Battery

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect – Toxicity following ingestion is rare but may be related to intestinal obstruction or effects from battery content. X-ray recommended

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Lyclear Crème Rinse

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Lyclear Crème Rinse

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct – Ingestion of more than 15 mL of the lotion by a child or 90 mL by an adult might cause symptoms of isopropanol poisoning.

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Lyclear Crème Rinse

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect – Ingestion of more than 15 mL of the lotion by a child or 90 mL by an adult might cause symptoms of isopropanol poisoning.

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Fish Food

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Fish Food

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect - low toxicity after ingestion

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Fish Food

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct - low toxicity after ingestion

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Daisy

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Daisy

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect – Bellis perennis (Daisy) are of low toxicity after ingestion

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Daisy

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct – Bellis perennis (Daisy) are of low toxicity after ingestion

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Lily of the Valley

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

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Lily of the Valley

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Correct – Ingestion of large amounts may cause adverse effects on the heart.

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Lily of the Valley

  • Toxic

  • Low Toxicity

Incorrect – Ingestion of large amounts may cause adverse effects on the heart.

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Well done you have completed this workshop

Points to Remember:

  • Be careful in clarifying that the route of toxicity is by ingestion only

  • If in doubt - REFER

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