Button Batteries

“It turns out this is one of the most damaging and dangerous things that my beautiful boy could have ever swallowed. It does not get much worse than this.” – Mother of an 8 month-old baby boy.


Button battery resources

Help us spread the word about the dangers of button batteries by using and sharing these free downloadable educational resources, images and videos.

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Please download and use our copyright-free button battery photos for your own communications. Most stock photos are of smaller, less dangerous button batteries. Credit: Child Accident Prevention Trust.

(Click on the photo below to open in Flickr and then click the download symbol to save the image)

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Resources from the Office for Product Safety and Standards

These resources, produced by the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), are a helpful reminder about keeping children safe from button batteries and can easily be shared.

Button batteries. Be aware!


Download and share our illustration of a house and all the button batteries you can find in it, plus cut-outs of the different rooms.

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