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IRIC safety alert

Safety Action Notice - SAN(SC)19/04

Published on 20 December 2019

From: Health Facilities Scotland

SAN(SC)19/04 - Risk of harm to babies and children from coin/button batteries in hearing aids and other hearing devices



Babies and young children (under five years) can suffer serious injury if they ingest coin/button batteries or poke them into their nostrils or ears. Precautions are recommended.