Frequently Asked Questions
Following Q&A will teach you everything you wanted to know about batteries and how to optimize the usage.
Can hearing aid batteries leak?
While leakage is rare, it may still occur if the battery is used incorrectly. Leakage is usually caused by leaving the battery in an unused device or short-circuiting.
Why is battery life of my smart key so short?
Batteries in smart keys usually last between 1 to 2 years. Unusually short battery life may be caused by electromagnetic interference. Avoid keeping your smart key near other electronic devices such as phones, laptops and other screens.
What is self-discharge?
Due to chemical reactions inside most batteries, the stored charge of the batteries is reduced little by little. This phenomenon is called self-discharge.
How can I recycle batteries?
Empty batteries should always be recycled. You can bring your batteries to a recycling point near you, free of charge.
Why is my battery leaking?
Mixed use or leaving the battery in the appliance can cause battery leakage.
My appliance doesn’t work as long as it did with the original batteries. Why not?
Perhaps you are using a different battery type. Zinc carbon will perform otherwise compared to alkaline, for example.
When should I remove the batteries from my device?
Always remove batteries from devices you don’t use for longer periods, from devices connected to AC power and when batteries are empty.
How should I treat the liquid coming out of the battery?
Turn off the device and remove the battery immediately. Remove the remaining leakage using a cotton swab. Avoid skin contact at all times.
How to dispose a battery?
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.
Do your batteries respond to RoHS?
The revised RoHS (Reduction of Hazardous Substances) Directive 2011/65/EU...