This is an interactive web site for kids from EPA. There is also an activity book, which is available free and can be ordered online at http://www.epa.gov/ncepihom/ or contact: National Service Center for Environmental Publications, P.O. Box 42419, Cincinnati, OH 45242-2419; Phone: 1-800-490-9198; Fax: (513) 489-8695; EPA Publication #735F98016.
Mr. Yuk was created by the Pittsburgh Poison Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in 1971. Since then, Mr. Yuk has been used to educate children and adults about poison prevention and to promote poison center awareness. In addition, Mr. Yuk has raised awareness that poison centers are available 24 hours-a-day, every day of the year to assist in the management of poisoning emergencies.
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