How to handle batteries and button cells correctly and safely?
We will give you 10 tips!
Everyone has batteries in all sorts of sizes in their home. But how do you handle them correctly and safely? We give 10 tips.
In the event of battery ingestion, seek immediate medical attention at a hospital emergency room.
Do not let your child eat or drink until an X-ray can determine if a battery is present.
If you still have the battery packaging or the device containing the battery take this with you to help the doctor identify the battery type and chemistry.
For further advice, you can also contact the Belgian anti-poison centre on 070 245 245. For other countries check the number of your national anti-poison centre via this link.
Bebat boasts close to 24,000 collection points. On average, this means there’s a collection point within 400 metres of your current location – handing in empty batteries has never been easier! Below you can find a collection point near you.