If you believe a child has swallowed a coin-sized lithium battery, take him or her to the nearest hospital emergency department immediately.


For more information about battery-related injuries, contact:



If you have questions, comments, concerns or a personal story to tell, please email us at campaign@safekids.org.nz.
If you are interested in joining The Battery Controlled as a partner, please email us at partner@thebatterycontrolled.co.nz.

About Safekids Aotearoa

Safekids Aotearoa is the national injury prevention service of Starship Children’s Health and a member of Safe Kids Worldwide. Our mission is to reduce the incidence and severity of unintentional injuries to New Zealand's children aged 0 - 14 years. Contact Mark Fenwick at mfenwick@adhb.govt.nz, visit www.safekids.org.nz or call 09 630 9955.

About Energizer

Energizer Holdings Ltd. is an iconic consumer goods company operating globally in the broad categories of personal care and household products. We are bringing brands like Energizer, Eveready, Schick, Banana Boat, Dolphin and WetOnes to New Zealand market and Kiwi consumers. With great success comes great responsibility and being an ethical corporate citizen is important to Energizer New Zealand. We recognise the importance of serving our communities. Energizer supports both a variety of local and international programmes. Please visit us at energizerholdings.com or at www.facebook.com/EnergizerNZ.