Button batteries are tiny, but dangerous. They are found in toys, remote controls, hearing aids, watches, musical greeting cards, calculators, and other electronic devices. Many button batteries are smaller than a quarter. Because of their small size, a button battery can be easily swallowed by a child without a parent realizing.
Button Batteries Archive
Welcome to the second edition of our home safety series. More than 90% of poisonings happen in the home. Keep an eye out for these potential poisons in your family room, and make sure you use and store them safely.
Buying a present for a child this year? Chances are that at least one item on their list will be a toy. As you begin to shop for the holiday season, be aware that there could be hidden dangers for children in some of these gifts.