Risk of explosion during use or if the battery is depleted.
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:
|NPC (England only)||Manufacturer product code||Description||Brand|
|GHD3582||A675P MF||R44 zinc air size 675 for cochlear implants||ZeniPower|
|GHD3583||A675 MF||R44 zinc air size 675||ZeniPower|
|GHD3584||A13 MF||R48 zinc air size 13||ZeniPower|
|GHD3585||A312 MF||R41 zinc air size 312||ZeniPower|
|GHD3586||A10 MF||R70 zinc air size 10||ZeniPower|
Since 13 January 2016, NHS Supply Chain has received new supplies of batteries, which do not exhibit this problem.
Hearing aid batteries supplied in a plastic blister pack.