Energizer introduces child-resistant packaging for coin lithium batteries

SHELTON, Conn. — Energizer said the new packaging for the brand's coin lithium batteries meets the strict guidelines set by the Consumer Products Safety Commission for child-resistant packaging.

The company said the packaging overhaul was designed to reduce the occurrence of ingestions of coin-sized button batteries by children and the associated medical complications. Additionally, Energizer also has added easily understood icons on the front of the package to let parents know to keep the batteries away from small children, along with detailed warning copy advising of the danger of ingesting coin lithium batteries and how to get help if they are swallowed.

Energizer coin lithium batteries carry a suggested retail price of $6.99 per two-pack.

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