ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T55.0X3A

Toxic effect of soaps, assault, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code T55.0X3A

ICD-10: T55.0X3A
Short Description: Toxic effect of soaps, assault, initial encounter
Long Description: Toxic effect of soaps, assault, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T55.0X3A

Valid for Submission
The code T55.0X3A 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 T55.0X3A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 917 - POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECTS OF DRUGS WITH MCC
  • 918 - POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECTS OF DRUGS WITHOUT MCC

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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