The reality is that anything can be a poison -- even things that are good for us can be a poison if we take too much," says Barbara Crouch, director of the Utah Poison Control Center.
What does PCC stand for?
PCC stands for Poison Control Center
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- Planning Coordination Conference
- Planning Cost Calculator
- Plant Cell Culture
- Player Controlled Character (gaming)
- Plebe Company Commander (US Navy)
- Plutonium Concentrator Concentrate
- Point of Common Coupling
- Point of Compound Curvature
- Pointe Coupee Central (High School; Louisiana)
- Pointless Click Counter
- Pokemon Communication Center (gaming)
- Poker Club Catalan (French poker club; Catalan, France)
- Police and Crime Commissioner (UK)
- Police Clearance Certificate (passports)
- Police Communications Centre (various locations)
- Policy and Charging Convergence
- Policy Coordination Committee
- Policy Coordination Council
- Polish Community Center
- Polk Community College (Winter Haven, Florida)
Samples in periodicals archive:
A new report from the American Association of Poison Control Centers says people are legally and increasingly selling bath salts laced with a dangerous drug stimulant.
Dial 1-800-222-1222 from anywhere in the United States to connect with a local poison control center.
The safety of supplemental vitamins was recently confirmed by the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
In recent years, poison control centers have reported an increase in caffeine overdoses.
According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, gasoline accounted for the greatest percentage (44%) of reported inhalant deaths between 1996 and 2001, followed by air fresheners (26%) and propane/butane (11%).
The authors report, "A New York Poison Control Center study found 85 percent of product warning labels to be inadequate" suggesting how ill-informed we are about the toxins lurking in everyday cleaning products.
Because of the syrup's binding action to ingested poisons, some poison control centers recommend that parents keep a bottle (10 to 15 grams) of activated charcoal on hand, again to use only at the advice of a poison control center or physician.