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Poisons stored in drinking bottles

A local teenager has died from drinking methanol that was stored in a vodka bottle.  Every day, the Ontario Poison Centre receives calls about patients who have inadvertently swallowed poisons that were being stored in plastic drinking bottles.  The Ontario Poison Centre recommends that all chemicals, cleaning products and household toxins always be stored in their original containers. Learn more...