Safe Storage

Browse Safe Storage Content

Press Releases and Statements

CHPA released the following statement in response to the CDC Viewpoints article titled, “Prevention of Unintentional Medication Overdose Among Children,” published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Jul 28, 2020

Video

It only took a moment for Sugey and Carlos’s toddler to accidentally swallow medicine that was left within his reach. It can happen to anyone. Take 90 seconds to watch their story, and learn how to keep your family safe.

Oct 3, 2019

Press Releases and Statements

CHPA commends the U.S. House of Representatives for swift passage of the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 (H.R. 1321).

Dec 7, 2015

Video

Follow three easy steps to safely dispose of expired medicines in your home.

Nov 16, 2015

Press Releases and Statements

CHPA released the following statement in response to an article in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, which reported a decline in emergency department visits for unsupervised medication exposures in young children.

Sep 8, 2015

Basic Page

Up and Away reminds families of the importance of safe medicine storage to prevent young children from accidentally getting into medicine. It is led by the CDC and the CHPA Educational Foundation, in partnership with the PROTECT Initiative.

Basic Page

The CHPA Educational Foundation is dedicated to helping consumers lead happier, healthier lives by providing information and guidance on how to safely use, store, and dispose of OTC medicines, dietary supplements, and consumer medical devices.

Filter Results