poison Center

In case of poisoning or suspected poisoning, you will find emergency call centers with poison alarm in Germany, the first aid measures and important information in case of emergencies.

  • Berlin
  • Bonn
  • Erfurt
  • Freiburg
  • Göttingen
  • Homburg / Saar
  • Munich
  • Nuremberg

First aid for poisoning

  • Keep calm, do not take hasty measures, especially salt water, do not give milk, do not induce vomiting
  • For severe symptoms such as unconsciousness and shortness of breath, use ABC measures
  • Notify the emergency doctor (phone numbers 112 or 110 or 19222)
  • Call at a Poison Information Center
  • Give some sips to drink (water, tea or juice, but no milk!)
  • After eye contact or skin contact, rinse with water
  • After inhalation of toxic gases supply fresh air

Important information in case of emergency

  • Who (age, weight of the person concerned)
  • What (exact name of the toxin, best read from the pack)
  • When (exact time of taking)
  • How was it taken? (drunk, eaten, inhaled, by skin contact?)
  • How much (exact quantity or maximum amount) was taken?
  • Where did it happen?
  • What has been done so far?
  • How is the person? (Vomiting, fatigue, pain?)
  • How is the caller reachable? (Call-back number)

Berlin

Counseling center for symptoms of poisoning and embryonic toxicology

Oranienburger Strasse 285
13437 Berlin

Emergency telephone: 030/19240

Telephone: 030/30686 - 711
Fax: 030/30686 - 721
E-Mail: mail (at) giftnotruf.de

Virchow-Klinikum, Humboldt-Universität Station 43

Augustenburger Platz 1
13353 Berlin

Telephone: 030/45053 - 555
Fax: 030/45053 - 909
E-Mail: nephrologie (at) charite.de

Bonn

Information Center Poisoning University Children's Hospital and Polyclinic

Adenauer Allee 119
53113 Bonn

Emergency telephone: 0228/19240

Telephone: 0228/2873 - 211
Fax: 0228/2873 - 314
E-Mail: gizbn (at) mailer.meb.uni-bonn.de

Erfurt

Joint Poison Information Center of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

c / o HELIOS Hospital Erfurt
Nordhäuser Strasse 74
99089 Erfurt

Emergency telephone: 0361/730 730

Fax: 0361/73073 - 17
E-Mail: info (at) ggiz-erfurt.de

Freiburg

Poisoning Information Center Freiburg

Mathildenstrasse 1
79106 Freiburg

Emergency Phone: 0761/19240

Fax: 0761/270 - 4457
Email: giftinfo (at) kikli.ukl.uni-freiburg.de

Göttingen

Poison Information Center North of the federal states of Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein

Robert-Koch-Straße 40
37075 Göttingen Germany

Emergency telephone: 0551/19240

Telephone: 0551/38318 - 0
Fax: 0551/38318 - 81
E-Mail: [email protected]

Homburg / Saar

Poison Information Center Homburg / Saar

c / o University Clinics for Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Kirrberger Straße, building 9
66421 Homburg / Saar

Emergency telephone: 06841/19240

Fax: 06841/1628438
E-Mail: kiszab (at) med-rz.uni-saarland.de

Mainz

Poison Information Center of Rhineland-Palatinate and Hesse

Clinical Toxicology II.Med. Clinic of the University of Mainz
Langenbeckstrasse 1
55131 Mainz

Emergency telephone: 06131/19240

Telephone: 06131/232 - 466
Fax: 06131/232 - 468
E-Mail: LSWeilemann (at) giftinfo.uni-mainz.de

Munich

Poison emergency call Munich

Toxicological Department of the II. Med. Clinic of the Technical University of Munich
Ismaninger Straße 22
81675 Munich

Emergency telephone: 089/19240

Telephone: 089/4140 - 2466
Fax: 089/4140 - 2467
E-Mail: tox (at) lrz.tum.de

Nuremberg

Poison Information Center Nuremberg

Medical Clinic 2 Klinikum Nürnberg Nord
Professor Ernst Nathan Street 1
90340 Nuremberg

Emergency telephone: 0911/398 - 2451

Telephone: 0911/398 - 2665
Fax: 0911/398 - 2192
E-Mail: [email protected]

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