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2014-06-16 08:29:24

Global awareness campaign highlights product safety around the world OTTAWA, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada is joining governments from around the world to highlight product safety and related issues during International Product Safety Week 2014, from June 16 to 20. This year's theme is button battery safety. Each year dozens of children in Canada visit emergency rooms after unintentionally ingesting button-type batteries. These small, coin shaped batteries that power many...

2014-05-28 08:25:55

Energizer® MAX® technology delivers more than long-lasting power, protects devices from damaging leaks* ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energizer, a global leader in batteries and portable lights, is once again transforming the battery industry with its latest innovation in its flagship product, Energizer® MAX®. In an industry previously defined only by the long-lasting power of its products, Energizer is answering evolving consumer expectations, which now include quality and...

2014-01-06 23:24:33

Despite rising input costs, battery prices have risen only modestly in the three years to 2013; in the coming years, as consumer spending and the industrial production index, a measure of manufacturing activity, increase and return to prerecession levels, the demand for batteries will increase. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Batteries to its growing collection of procurement...

2013-10-01 23:24:30

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Consumer Batteries Industry. London (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Consumer Batteries in US$ Million by the following Battery Chemistries: Primary Batteries (Zinc Carbon, Alkaline, and Primary Lithium), and Secondary Batteries (Nickel Cadmium, Nickel Metal Hydride, Lithium Ion, and Other Batteries). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan,...

Button Battery Injuries On The Rise
2012-08-31 06:14:41

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), researchers found that injuries to children due to small batteries have increased in the last few years and ingestion can cause serious health issues. In particular, the report stated that there is growing concern over the ingestion of batteries because they can become stuck in the esophagus and cause serious problems or even death. The U.S. Consumer...

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