Call the National Battery Ingestion Hotline if someone swallows a battery Tip of the Day

If caught in the esophagus, coin-shaped batteries can cause serious burns in as little as two hours. Call the National Battery Ingestion Hotline at 800-498-8666 (or 202-625-3333) if you think a battery of any size or shape has been swallowed.

Batteries Cause Devastating Injuries