Frequently Asked Questions

Following Q&A will teach you everything you wanted to know about batteries and how to optimize the usage.
Yes, the batteries' weight does change during usage.
Empty batteries should always be recycled. You can bring your batteries to a recycling point near you, free of charge.
This should be avoided at any time. When the battery has been in a washing machine, it is no longer fit to use. Please dispose of this battery.
Typically for an alkaline battery is a gradually decreasing voltage when it discharges, which means that for some appliances, which need a high base voltage to operate, the appliance stops working even while the battery has still a bit of energy left.
When replacing a coin battery, make sure you do the following: insert it the correct way, with plus and minus poles touching the right terminals; use the right coin battery size; avoid dirt or any other substances obstructing proper contact; carefully insert the coin, not putting stress on it as you’re closing up the holder.
Battery leakage is caused by forcefully discharging, short-circuiting, or the safety valve releasing excess gas from inside the cell.
Coin batteries have a low voltage (1.5 V) and a diameter less than 12 mm to prevent any serious accident. Also, packaging has been designed specifically to prevent accidental ingestion. Panasonic coin batteries are thus relatively safe and serious accidents are very uncommon.
As zinc air hearing aid batteries operate differently than other batteries they have different characteristics. In winter, rooms may be drier, warmer or badly ventilated. These effects can disturb the performance of your batteries.
The smart charge function on chargers checks the charging conditions of the batteries, the temperatures of both the batteries and the charger, etc. This allows the charger to individually charge each battery under the best conditions. This function shortens the charging time by 5% compared to the chargers without such function.
Panasonic does not produce or sell 12V batteries like A27, 27A, G27A, MN27 or bi09 of other manufacturers.

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