Frequently Asked Questions

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

Empty batteries should always be recycled. You can bring your batteries to a recycling point near you, free of charge.
Yes, Ni-MH rechargeable batteries can be used for (torch) lights with a wire filament.
Battery leakage is caused by forcefully discharging, short-circuiting, or the safety valve releasing excess gas from inside the cell.
Always remove the tab a few minutes prior to installing it into your hearing aid. This allows the battery chemicals to activate.
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.
There can be several reasons why the appliance doesn't work. The battery can be wrongly inserted in the battery compartment, there can be a bad connection between the battery and the compartment connection terminal or it is possible the appliance does not work properly.
Please seek medical attention immediately. While serious accidents are relatively uncommon, swallowing a coin battery may still cause burns or breathing difficulties.
Polarity reversal may happen when more than two batteries are connected in series and used until the last moment of discharge.
Any minor difference in the batteries will cause either batteries to overcompensate and to deplete faster.
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