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A 39-year-old female asked:

How dangerous are liquid from leaked batteries? do i need to decontaminate every item stored in the same drawer as some leaked button-cell batteries?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Leaked batteries: can cause a mess. Just wash/clean whatever is around the leakage. "Decontaminate" is a strong word. Do you have an excessive fear in this area? Peace and good health.
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
Integrative Medicine 36 years experience
Maybe keep the batteries in a separate container to not affect the surrounding objects.
Aug 21, 2014

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