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Breaches of the laws face serious penaltiesof up to $10 million in fines for businesses and $500,000 for individuals.
When ingested or inserted, button and coin batteries can burn through tissue and cause catastrophic bleeding. They have been known to cause serious injury within two hours or death within days. Symptoms can include gagging or choking, drooling, chest pain, grunting, coughing or noisy breathing, food refusal, black or red bowel motions, nose bleeds, spitting blood or blood-stained saliva, unexplained vomiting, fever, or abdominal pain.