Frequently Asked Questions

Following Q&A will teach you everything you wanted to know about batteries and how to optimize the usage.

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.
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.
Perhaps you are using a different battery type. Zinc carbon will perform otherwise compared to alkaline, for example.
Mixed use or leaving the battery in the appliance can cause battery leakage.
Yes, the batteries' weight does change during usage.
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.
No. Condensation could cause damage to your batteries. Avoid putting batteries under extreme temperatures at all times.
Immediately head to the nearest emergency room. Avoid drinking or eating before a doctor has provided a decent diagnosis.
Change the batteries as soon as the device starts malfunctioning. Remove the batteries if you plan on not using the device for a longer period of time.
0006P is a 9V (square) battery and is also designated as a 6F22 (Zinc carbon) or 6LR61 (Alkaline) battery.