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|KCA-KATS, Issued a Safety Warning About ‘Button Battery Ingestion’|
KCA-KATS, Issued a Safety Warning About ‘Button Battery Ingestion’
- The 254 cases of button batteries swallowing accidents occurred in the last 4 years and 7 months; infants and toddlers account for 86% -
- Safety standards need to be reinforced, including child-resistant packaging, safety design and warning sign -
□ Due to continued occurrences of button battery ingestion among infants and toddlers, the relevant authorities called for consumers’ attention while reinforcing safety standards.
ㅇ Korea Consumer Agency (President Jang Duck-Jin, KCA) and Korean Agency for Technology and Standards under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (President Lee Sang-Hoon, KATS) have issued a safety warning for button battery ingestion on September 16th.
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