Recharge discharged batteries as soon as
possible after use or battery life may be
Provide fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
Battery liquid may be flammable if
exposed to spark or flame.
Charge the battery packs only in chargers.
cause premature cell failure.
Never attempt to open the battery pack for any
reason. If battery pack case is cracked or damaged, do not insert
into charger. Do not crush, drop or damage battery pack. Do not use
a battery pack or charger that has received a sharp blow, been
dropped, run over or damaged in any way (i.e., pierced with a nail,
hit with a hammer, stepped on). Damaged battery packs should be
returned to service center for recycling.
For example, do
not place battery in aprons, pockets, tool boxes, product kit boxes, drawers,
etc., with loose nails, screws, keys, etc.
The US Department of Transportation Hazardous Material
Regulations (HMR) actually prohibit transporting batteries in commerce or on
airplanes (i.e., packed in suitcases and carry-on luggage) UNLESS they are
properly protected from short circuits. So when transporting individual
batteries, make sure that the battery terminals are protected and well
insulated from materials that could contact them and cause a short circuit.