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The dangerous item that might be lurking in your new toys

Posted: January 20th, 2016 | Tags: , | No Comments »

Kids and adults alike received many toys over the recent holiday season.  Many of these toys have something in common—they are powered by button batteries. Button cell or disc batteries are coin shaped batteries used in electronic items such as toys, remote controls, hearing aids, musical greeting cards, calculators, and other small devices. Read more »


The Most Dangerous Toys in Santa’s Bag

Posted: December 11th, 2014 | Tags: , , | No Comments »

santaGift giving season is upon us, and most of us have a child on our gift list.  There are  a few toys that bring out the scrooge in us here at IPC, because of the dangers they pose to children if ingested.

The first problematic item is one that contains a button cell battery.  Button cell or disc batteries are coin shaped batteries used in a variety of electronic items such as toys, remote controls, musical greeting cards and hearing aids. Read more »