Battery Safety Instructions
batteries properly to avoid injury or fire caused by leaking,
overheating, explosion, erosion, or any other damage to the
- If you are not going to use the scanner for a long period, be
sure to remove the batteries.
batteries out of reach of children. If battery acid gets into your
eyes or on your skin, immediately rinse the affected area
thoroughly with water and seek medical treatment. If a battery is
swallowed, seek medical treatment immediately.
- If battery
acid leaks from a battery, wipe it off with a cloth and replace the
battery with a new one.
- Use AA
Ni-MH, alkaline, or lithium batteries.
- Do not use
new and old batteries together or mix different types of
batteries so that the polarities (+ and –) are correct.
- Remove dead
- Do not heat
batteries or throw them in fire or water.
- Do not
remove batteries with metal objects such as tweezers or the tip of
- Cover the ends of the batteries with tape to prevent combustion
or explosion when disposing of them.
- Make sure to
follow local battery disposal regulations.