Choice launches button battery safety campaign

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 31 May 2016

10 mins

They are small, shiny and have a devastating effect on a small body if swallowed. Choice Australia and The Parenthood are lobbying the government to introduce stricter safety controls on the sale of button batteries.

Reporter Kate Browne talks us through the hidden dangers of the tiny batteries found in the most common household items including kitchen scales and TV remotes. Sign up to the Choice campaign or visit their website for more info.

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