Poisoning caused by an overdose of magic marker.
Magic markers are considered nontoxic.
- Magic markers
Note: This list is not necessarily all inclusive.
THE AMOUNT OF XYLENE IS LOW. MAGIC MARKERS ARE CONSIDERED NONTOXIC.
For any toxic ingestion or allergic reaction, seek emergency medical care immediately. DO NOT INDUCE Vomiting!
Before Calling Emergency
Determine the following:
- The patient’s age, weight, and condition
- The name of the product (ingredients and strengths, if known)
- The time it was swallowed
- The amount swallowed
Poison Control, or a local emergency number
They will instruct you if it is necessary to take the patient to the hospital. See Poison Control centers for telephone numbers and addresses. Bring the poison container with you to the emergency room.
What to expect at the emergency room
Some or all of the following procedures may be performed:
- Treat the symptoms.
These products are considered nontoxic. Recovery is very likely.
by David A. Scott, M.D.
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