Hearing Aid Batteries Recalled in UK Over “Low Risk of Explosion” During Use

UNITED KINGDOM — Batteries provided to hearing aid users in the UK through the National Health Service (NHS) have been recalled over “low risk of batteries exploding during use or if depleted”, according to a government medical safety alert last month. ZeniPower mecury-free hearing aid batteries, manufactured by Zhuhai Zhi Li Battery Co Ltd, with “best…

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IntriCon Acquires Hearing Aid Supplier, PC Werth; Expands Footprint in UK

ARDEN HILLS, MINNESOTA – the IntriCon Corporation announced in a November 3rd press release that it has acquired the assets of PC Werth, Ltd, a leading supplier of hearing aids and hearing healthcare products in the United Kingdom (UK). As was previously reported by Hearing News Watch, IntriCon has had an exclusive agreement with PC…

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A rising IntriCon will provide hearing aids to the UK’s National Health Service

By David H. Kirkwood ARDEN HILLS, MN—Hearing care providers are familiar with the world’s “Big Six” hearing aid manufacturers, or at least their flagship brands. That’s only natural, as together Sonova, William Demant, GN Store Nord, Siemens, Starkey, and Widex account for over 90% of the devices sold in the U.S. and Western Europe. However,…

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