There were almost 1,300 calls to a helpline last year about children getting poisoned with paracetamol.
There were 225 calls to a poisoning helpline last year about children consuming household products like washing-up liquid, dishwasher tablets or nappy rash cream.
The queries were made to the National Poisons Information Centre in Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.
New figures, released under freedom of information, show the centre took calls about last year, relating to children.
The National Poisons Information Centre has helplines for healthcare professionals and members of the public.
The main agent was paracetamol, with 1,288 calls. That was followed by the medication ibuprofen, which is in nurofen tablets - with 625 calls.
In many cases, children accidentally consumed household products.
There were 98 calls about dishwasher tablets last year, 69 about washing up liquid, 56 about firelighters, and 142 about hand cleanser.