Battery Usage Guide
To learn some suggestions and cautions when using EBL batteries. Learn how to use, store and dispose of them properly.
- Rechargeable batteries should be charged before using.
- When using a new battery for the first time or after long-term storage, please charge the battery completely before using.
- For charging methods, please refer to our user manual.
- Use the correct charger for Li-ion, Ni-Cd or Ni-MH batteries.
- Store batteries in a cool, and dry place.
- Avoid using the battery in an enclosed compartment. Ventilation should be provided inside the battery compartment, otherwise the battery may produce hydrogen gas, which may cause an explosion if exposed to an ignition source.
- When connecting the battery to the charger, make sure the positive and negative terminals of the battery are placed correctly.
- When noticing the battery power dropping during using, please turn off the device to avoid over discharging.
- Disconnect the battery from the device when it is not in using.
- Hold the connector itself when disconnecting the battery, rather than pulling its cord.
- If the battery gets hot after using, it should be cooled down in a well-ventilated place out of direct sunlight before charging.
- During long term storage, battery should be charged and discharged once every 3 months.
- Keep away from children. If swallowed, please contact a physician immediately.
- All rechargeable batteries should be recycled. Other batteries can and should be recycled as well.
- Batteries failure, do not throw away, please recycle. How To Recycle Batteries? >>> click here
- When storing or transporting, please fix the battery separately to prevent external short circuit. Read the blog for battery storage tips
- If find any noise, high temperature or leakage of the battery, please stop using it.
- Do not reverse charge batteries.
- Don't short-circuit the battery, which may result in permanent damage.
- Do not incinerate or destroy the battery, which may burst or release toxic substances.
- Do not solder directly on the battery.
- Do not subject the battery to adverse conditions such as extreme temperatures, deep cycling and overcharging or overdischarging.
- Do not mix EBL batteries with other brands of batteries or batteries of different chemistry (e.g. alkaline and zinc-carbon batteries).
- Do not mix a new battery in use with a semi-used battery, it may cause over-discharge.
- When a battery gets hot, do not touch it and handle it until it cools down.
- Do not remove the outer sleeve from the battery pack and do not cut into its housing.
- Never put the battery into water or seawater.
- Do not attempt to disassemble the battery or subject it to pressure or shock. It may generate heat or cause a fire. Alkaline electrolytes are harmful to eyes and skin , and may damage clothing upon touching.