Risk of explosion during use or if the battery is depleted.
Hearing aid batteries supplied in a plastic blister pack.
What To Do
If you have any affected batteries please stop using them immediately and contact your supplier for further details on what action to take.
More information is available here:
Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.
Only batteries with best before dates of ’08-2018’ and ‘09-2018’ are affected.
If you purchased these batteries from NHS Supply Chain, their codes (NPC) are given below:
Since 13 January 2016, NHS Supply Chain has received new supplies of batteries, which do not exhibit this problem.
|Recall date||10 Mar 2016|
|Categories||Health & Beauty, Other|