ACCC invites industry consultation on products containing button batteries

Published: 
10 Nov 2014

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking information from businesses that develop, manufacture or supply products that use button batteries. Participation in the survey will help inform the non-regulatory strategies proposed for reducing the hazard posed to children.

In Australia, an estimated five children per week present to an emergency department with an injury related to button and coin cell batteries.

Contact details

If you are interested in completing the consultation survey or would like to find out more, visit the ACCC Consultation Hub before Friday 14 November 2014.