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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Button Battery Health Alert: Button Batteries in Toys and Other Products Can Create a Significant Health Risk to Infants and Small Children

Button Battery Health Alert: Button Batteries in Toys and Other Products Can Cause Significant Injuries to Infants and Young Children by Texas Button Battery Lawyer Jason S. Coomer

Parents and other caretakers of young children should be aware of that button batteries in toys and other products used by or around small children can create a significant health danger.  This danger is especially true if the product has an easily accessible battery compartment.  Several infants and small children swallow these button batteries each year causing serious injury or death.  For more information on this topic, please go to the following web page: Button Battery Health Risk: Defective Toy Button Battery Lawyer.

Button Batteries Are Used In Several Types of Products

Button batteries are being used as a power source in many products.  The small size and relatively inexpensive cost of these batteries make them extremely popular in toys and a variety of products used around small children.  However, when these batteries are used in products with easily accessible battery compartments, the products can create an increased health risk to infants and young children.  These defective toys, defective baby monitors, and other defective products allow the button batteries to be easily taken out of the battery compartment then swallowed by infants and young children.  Once an infant or young child ingests or inserts one or more button batteries into them, it can case significant injuries or even death.

Dangerous and Defective Products Including Defective Toys, Defective Baby Monitors, Defective Flashlights, Defective Cribs, and Defective Car Seats That Are Unreasonably Dangerous to Small Children Should be Reported to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Dangerous and defective products including dangerous button battery toys, defective cribs, defective button battery children's products, and defective car seats should be properly reported to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.  Additionally, product recalls are listed on the Consumer Product Safety Commission's website and can be a useful resource in ensuring that your home or business is safe for young children.  It is also important to check the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to make sure that the toys, car seats, food, and cribs that you are buying are safe and have no known safety defects.

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