Common Household Baby Killers

There are dangers all around your home, here is a list of some of the most common dangers in your families home, we are going to list off some that you will find in your kitchen, laundry room and closet.We will work on others rooms in your home in future issues of HomeFront publications.


Alcoholic beverages, dishwater detergents, oven cleaners,vitamins, any cleaning products or detergents, furniture polish, ammonia, bleach, sharp knives, and matches.

In the Bathroom

Aftershave lotion, aspirin, makeup, drain cleaner, hair spray, iodine, laxatives, mouthwash, perfume, toilet bowl cleaner.

In the bedroom, den, home office, or living room.

Correction fluid, mothballs, room deodorizer, tobacco, many common household plants, such as holly, mistletoe, poinsettia, and english ivy (check you local poison control center for a complete list).

In the garage or basement

Anti-freeze, fertilizer, gasoline, insecticides, batteries, motor oil, paint, paint thinner, weed killer, and windshield-washer solution.


Source: A Guide for Parents.

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