Button cell batteries – also known as button batteries or button cells – are used in a host of everyday electrical items, but can prove deadly if swallowed by a child. Most likely you have some in your house, but you might not know where.
If you have young children at home – or young children might visit you – you should make sure you understand the risks of button cell batteries, where you might find them, the symptoms a child may show if they’ve swallowed one and what to do if you suspect that has happened.
The slideshow below will talk you through it all. Please share this with anyone you know who may have young children in their home.
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