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Button Batteries – the dangers to babies and younger children

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  • Author: katrinaperkins

Button batteries, especially big, powerful lithium coin cell batteries, can be a danger to babies and young children if they are swallowed and get stuck in the food pipe.

See the links below for information on button batteries from The Child Accident Prevention Trust


Why are batteries dangerous? Where do children find them? How to keep children safe?

Information on button batteries


A Treasure hunt for grown ups to highlight how many batteries they have in the home and where they are

Treasure Hunt Details