HOUSEHOLD POISON: AN UNINTENTIONAL POISON
Negi Deepti*, Singh Anoop Kumar, Tiwari R. C., Dikshit Manisha, and Sharma Ved Bhushan and Painuly J. K.
As population is increasing the requirements are also being increased. We are using so many things according to our convenience for cleaning the home or keeping safe from pests. But we should also know about these chemicals (poisons) which we are using in our daily life, intentionally or unintentionally. It is so important to be aware of the potential poisons currently present at home. The unintentional poison in daily use may be conveniently dealt within these groups, those are domestic/ house hold poisons, poisoning by medicine and garden poisons. Things those are most accessible to people, such as cosmetics and personal care products, cleaning products, analgesics, and cough and cold medicines, are responsible for the majority of unintentional exposures and poisonings at the present time. As requirement is increasing the poisonous substance is also noticed in dietary supplements. Household poisons are not only acute poisons but also the chronic one. Long time of exposure of cosmetics, preservatives, fertilizers, and pesticides cause chronic poisoning as they contain heavy metals like lead, mercury etc. This article deal with various house hold poison, sign symptoms and their basic treatment.
Keywords: Population, chemicals, household poison, cosmetics, preservatives, heavy metals.
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