Urgent Recall of Common Battery Sold at Woolworths, Bunnings and BIG W: ‘Serious Injury’

An urgent recall has been issued on a common battery sold at several 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 for failing to meet regulatory information standards.

The recalled products were sold nationwide and online from May 5 to July 12, 2022.

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The product must carry a warning symbol advising consumers to keep it out of the reach of children.

This symbol is not visible as it has been covered by a sticker on the back of the product packaging.

The product must carry a warning symbol advising consumers to keep it out of the reach of children. However, the recalled items come with a sticker. Credit: delivered

There is a risk of serious injury if batteries are swallowed or inserted into the body.

Consumers should immediately keep the batteries out of the reach of children.

Contact Energizer at a76compliance@energizer.com to arrange for a compliant warning label to be mailed.

The product was sold through several national chains.

These include IGA, Bunnings, Harvey Norman, Woolworths, JB HI-FI, Officeworks, Miter 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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James Brien

James Brien is a 24ssports U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. James Brien joined 24ssports in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: jamesbrien@24ssports.com.

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