IEC_62133-2 21A_620e_FDIS Small Cell And Battery Safety Information Provided With Ingestion Hazards Information
8.2 Small cell and battery safety information
Small cells and batteries and equipment using small cells and batteries are to be provided with information regarding ingestion hazards. Small cells and batteries that may pose an ingestion hazard are those that can fit within the limits of the ingestion gauge shown in Figure 3.
The following warning language is to be provided with the information packaged with the small cells and batteries or equipment using them:
• Keep small cells and batteries which are considered swallowable out of the reach of
• Swallowing may lead to burns, perforation of soft tissue, and death. Severe burns can
occur within 2h of ingestion.
• In case of ingestion of a cell or battery, seek medical assistance promptly.
Dimensions in millimetres
NOTE This gauge defines a swallowable component and is defined in ISO 8124-1.
Figure 3 – Ingestion gauge