Frequently Asked Questions

Following Q&A will teach you everything you wanted to know about batteries and how to optimize the usage.
Batteries will become unfit to use after they’ve been in the water. Usually however, a battery won’t leak inside the washing machine thanks to the safety valve - so chances of your textile being affected are minimal.
Do not throw batteries in the trash. You can recycle every battery type you use - even unusable rechargeable batteries. Recycling points and regulations are different in every country.
Lithium batteries can give off a strong energy surge after a long period of low discharge, making them ideal for fire alarms.
The revised RoHS (Reduction of Hazardous Substances) Directive 2011/65/EU...
In appliances without a charging function, yes. In appliances that do have a charging function, be sure to check whether the function was specifically designed for Ni-MH. If not, it’s best not to use Ni-MH batteries.
Mixed use or leaving the battery in the appliance can cause battery leakage.
Avoid contact with the substance at all times. Place the batteries into a plastic bag before recycling them. Clean out the battery holder with a dry cotton swab. In case of contact, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water.
Battery leakage is caused by forcefully discharging, short-circuiting, or the safety valve releasing excess gas from inside the cell.
Never use Ni-MH rechargeable batteries for waterproof appliances, appliances specifically designed for alkaline batteries, or in appliances with battery indicators.
The memory effect is an occasional defect, which occurs in Ni-Cd and Ni-MH rechargeable batteries, where the maximum battery voltage decreases even though the original power of the battery remains the same.

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