Safe use of button cells

Safe Use of Button Cells

The European Portable Battery Association (EPBA) developed an animated video which gives parents all the necessary information on the safe use of button and coin cells. It also highlights the steps to be taken in case a child has swallowed such a battery.

The video is available in the following languages: EnglishItalianGerman FrenchSpanish


The portable battery industry takes the safety of consumers very seriously and has prepared a guidance. You can access the guidance by visiting the website:
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EPBA Factsheet

Guidance for the safe use of button batteries
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The factsheet is also available in the following languages


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