Hand lotion poisoning occurs when someone swallows hand lotion or hand cream.
This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
Hand cream poisoning
- Mineral oil
- Paraffins (waxes)
- Various alcohols
- Various hand lotions and creams
Review Date: 01/27/2010
Reviewed By: A.D.A.M. Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Greg Juhn, MTPW, David R. Eltz. Previously reviewed by Eric Perez, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, St. Lukeâs-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network (1/23/2008).