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A 33-year-old female asked:

Is there any battery acid or anything dangerous on the outside of a battery? i was putting one in a toy and got a cut and worried it touched my cut.

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Dry cell battery: Batteries are safe unless swallowed whence acids can breach the casing.

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Last updated Dec 18, 2015

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