ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T55.0X1S

Toxic effect of soaps, accidental (unintentional), sequela

Diagnosis Code T55.0X1S

ICD-10: T55.0X1S
Short Description: Toxic effect of soaps, accidental (unintentional), sequela
Long Description: Toxic effect of soaps, accidental (unintentional), sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T55.0X1S

Valid for Submission
The code T55.0X1S is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (T51-T65)
      • Toxic effect of soaps and detergents (T55)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T55.0X1S is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 922 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 923 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC

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The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code T55.0X1S is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • Accidental poisoning by soap products
  • Accidental poisoning by synthetic detergents and shampoos
  • Alkali metal soap adverse reaction
  • Anionic surfactant adverse reaction
  • Automotive products causing toxic effect
  • Automotive products causing toxic effect
  • Car shampoo or wax causing toxic effect
  • Chemical colitis
  • Hair shaft damage by chemical
  • Hair shaft damage from hairdressing chemicals
  • Hair shaft damage from shampooing
  • Screenwash causing toxic effect
  • Soap colitis
  • Toxic effect of soap AND/OR detergent

Information for Patients


Household Products

The products you use for cleaning, carpentry, auto repair, gardening, and many other household uses can contain ingredients that can harm you, your family, and the environment. These include

  • Oven and drain cleaners
  • Laundry powder
  • Floor polish
  • Paint thinners, strippers and removers
  • Pesticides
  • Grease and rust removers
  • Motor oil and fuel additives
  • Arts and craft supplies

Toxic substances in these products can cause harm if inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through the skin. People respond to toxic substances in different ways. At high doses a toxic substance might cause birth defects or other serious problems, including brain damage or death.

To avoid problems, keep products in the containers they come in and use them exactly as the label says. Follow label directions or get medical help if you swallow, inhale or get them on your skin.

Environmental Protection Agency


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