Button Batteries - Overview of Mandatory Standard Requirements (Australia)

  • Author: Watchdog Compliance
  • Study time: 15 minutes
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Course overview
Button batteries are subject to a mandatory safety and information standards which outlines specific criteria they must meet before they can be lawfully sold in Australia.

This Guide sets out the steps you need to take to verify the  products that you want to sell meet the requirements of the mandatory standards.

It includes:
  • detail on what products must comply
  • warning requirements; and
  • packaging requirements.

It also includes a downloadable Supplier Verification Checklist.

Important note: The information contained in this guide is of a general and simplified nature, and is intended only to provide compliance support for individuals and businesses to assist them to understand their mandatory standard related compliance obligations in Australia.
The information in this guide (and the attached supplier verification checklist) is not intended as legal advice, and businesses and individuals should also seek their own information and advice (in addition to this guide) as is appropriate to their unique circumstances.