Urgent recall of common battery sold at Woolworths, Bunnings and BIG W: ‘Serious injury’
An urgent recall has been issued for a common battery sold at a number of national retail chains including Woolworths, Bunnings and BIG W.
The Energizer A76 Miniature 1.5V Alkaline/Watch button batteries, sold in packs of four, have been recalled as they do not comply with mandatory information standards.
The recalled products were sold nationally and online from May 5 to July 12 in 2022.
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The product is required to have a warning symbol, advising consumers to keep it out of children’s reach.
This symbol is not visible as it has been covered by a sticker on the back of the product’s packaging.
The batteries pose a risk of serious injury if swallowed or inserted in the body.
Consumers should immediately place the batteries out of children’s reach.
Contact Energizer at [email protected] to arrange for a compliant warning label to be sent out.
The product was sold at a number of national chains.
This includes IGA, Bunnings, Harvey Norman, Woolworths, JB HI-FI, Officeworks, Mitre 10, Big W, Australian Pharmaceutical, Symbion, Amazon, AWM Electrical, Blackwoods, Brave Logistics, CETNAJ-MML, Complete office supplies, D & W Electrical, Haymans Electrical, John R Turk, MM Electrical Merchandising, Rexel Holdings, Supercheap Auto and TLE Electrical.
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