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.

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Button Batteries

New campaign launched to inform families on battery safety

2022-05-04T06:34:18+00:00

The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) and the British and Irish Portable Battery Association (BIPBA) join forces to reduce the risks of children swallowing button batteries.

New campaign launched to inform families on battery safety2022-05-04T06:34:18+00:00

‘Devastating deaths’ – safety body issues recommendations on button batteries

2023-03-27T11:09:05+00:00

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch publishes its independent investigation into the death of a three-year-old who swallowed a button battery. Its report makes recommendations about public awareness, product safety and clinical decision-making.

‘Devastating deaths’ – safety body issues recommendations on button batteries2023-03-27T11:09:05+00:00

How to be a safety savvy shopper for your family this Christmas

2022-07-08T09:25:36+00:00

We’ve more choice for Christmas shopping than ever before, with Black Friday deals and bargains galore. Here's our advice on making sure those bargains don't bring more than we bargained for.

How to be a safety savvy shopper for your family this Christmas2022-07-08T09:25:36+00:00

Christmas unwrapped … safely

2022-07-08T09:25:06+00:00

Everything is a toy when children are little. With all the excitement, it’s easy for little hands to find things that are dangerous. Here is our low-down on unwrapping Christmas safely.

Christmas unwrapped … safely2022-07-08T09:25:06+00:00

Battery lodged in baby’s food pipe for four months

2023-03-27T11:17:25+00:00

11-month-old Sofia-Grace was rejecting solid food because she had a button battery lodged in her throat for four months. The outcome could well have been catastrophic.

Battery lodged in baby’s food pipe for four months2023-03-27T11:17:25+00:00

New safety standards for button batteries

2022-05-13T12:47:50+00:00

A campaign to prevent children being killed and injured by button batteries has reached a significant milestone thanks to ground-breaking new safety standards.

New safety standards for button batteries2022-05-13T12:47:50+00:00

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