All ZeniPower mercury-free hearing aid batteries – low risk of batteries exploding during use or if depleted.

Posted by 616 on March 10, 2016

All ZeniPower mercury-free hearing aid batteries – low risk of batteries exploding during use or if depleted.

March 10, 2016 at 9:07 PM

Dear British Academy of Audiology,

I am writing to you to inform you of an issue that has been identified by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), we are an executive agency of the Department of Health that regulates medicines and medical devices.

We have become aware that there is a low risk of hearing aid batteries, manufactured by ZeniPower, to explode. We have not received any reports of injury as a result of this, however we have issued a medical device alert (attached) as a precautionary measure. There is more information in the attached alert.

Can you please circulate the alert to warn patients to stop using the batteries with specific best before dates as indicated in the alert.

FULL ALERT NOTIFICATION

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