Frequently Asked Questions

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

Immediately head to the nearest emergency room. Avoid drinking or eating before a doctor has provided a decent diagnosis.
Each battery has specific characteristics, depending on their chemical composition. Zinc carbon is a cheap battery for basic low-drain devices. Alkaline deliver good, dependable power (usable for any type of device, depending on the alkaline type). Lithium technology is a stable technology for smaller, yet demanding appliances. Zinc Air provide long-lasting, continual power.
Perhaps you are using a different battery type. Zinc carbon will perform otherwise compared to alkaline, for example.
Always insert batteries with the poles in the correct direction. Not doing so will lead to a short circuit.
Replace all batteries at the same time. Do not mix old and new batteries. Use batteries from the same brand, type and expiry date too.
No. Condensation could cause damage to your batteries. Avoid putting batteries under extreme temperatures at all times.
There are different types of Panasonic alkaline batteries, each with their own specialty.
Batteries are chemical products which internally undergo certain chemical processes over time. Due to this process some batteries slightly discharge during storage.
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.
Always remove batteries from devices you don’t use for longer periods, from devices connected to AC power and when batteries are empty.

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