Contact Us

What Do You Do if Your Glow Stick Breaks and Gets on Your Child?

Glow Sticks

Glow sticks are available all year round but they seem to be more popular during the Halloween season for keeping your children nice and bright while they’re out trick-or-treating. Unfortunately, glow sticks are made of a soft, plastic material that can easily be punctured by biting or bent too hard so they break own. The liquid inside is poisonous so if you think your child has accidentally got some on their skin or even in their mouth, here’s what you should do.

Call Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222

They say there’s no need to rush them to the ER. Call poison control first and they’ll walk you through what you should do.

When it comes to your child’s safety, there is nothing that goes without saying. Here are a few other quick Halloween safety tips.

  • Have adults inspect bags of candy.
  • If it’s not pre-wrapped from a non-trusted source, don’t trust it. Best to toss it.
  • Keep candy away from small children for choking hazard reasons.
  • Keep chocolate away from dogs.

And if you have any tips, please place them in the comments below.

For more, you can always visit Washington Poison Center online.

Best of KATS

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Kat House quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Kat House contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.