Frequently Asked Questions

Following Q&A will teach you everything you wanted to know about batteries and how to optimize the usage.
Always remove the tab a few minutes prior to installing it into your hearing aid. This allows the battery chemicals to activate.
The main difference between a zinc battery and an alkaline battery is the type of electrolyte used in both batteries. Because of the composition, an alkaline battery delivers more energy than a zinc battery. Both batteries should thus be used in different appliances.
No. However commonplace they may be, they’re still made up of chemicals that can potentially harm the environment (and the user) if they’re handled incorrectly.
Zinc air battery are different from other batteries. They do not contain active materials in their positive electrode. This type of battery reacts with air - so it’s important to remove the tag before inserting the battery into your device. They provide a current of 1.4V if used correctly.
Battery lifespan greatly depends on the device and on the conditions.
All batteries, including Panasonic hearing aid batteries, can and should be recycled.
Whereas some size change is perfectly normal, it should not be overly pronounced. If so, replace the battery immediately. A bulging coin battery may lead to device malfunction and even short-circuiting.
You can download the manuals of our chargers on our website.
This is a guarantee that no mercury is added during production.
No. Do not use batteries in water or in vacuum conditions - this will cause them to rust and short-circuit.