The Australian Government has introduced four (4) mandatory standards to reduce the risk of death and injury associated with the use of button and coin batteries. The standards apply to both button cell and coin cell batteries, and to the products that include them and is
effective from the 22nd of June 2022.
- Child Resistant Packaging
- Warning Copy
- Front of Pack Warning Symbol
- Back of Pack “Warning” and “Keep Out of Reach of Children” Symbol
Lithium coin batteries 20mm + diameter must be marked with “Keep out of reach of Children” symbol on the battery cell.
For more information about the regulation visit: www.accc.gov.au
Guide on the Application of Mandatory Standards
From the 1st of March Maxell has implemented a guaranteed visibility and differentiation of stock in market, providing customers with the certainty of tracking stock as new regulations are enacted.