A button battery can kill your young child. It nearly happened to Emmett Rauch. Little children love to explore, and when they find something new (like a shiny little button battery), what’s the first thing they do? They put it in their mouths.
The small hi-tech lithium button battery hidden in remote controls can burn holes in children’s throats – and the number of cases has doubled
- 66% of parents have never heard of dangers
- Most common injuries come from swallowing batteries from remote controls
- Symptoms start off similar to common cold
- Can cause severe injuries or even death