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.
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 email@example.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.