Battery Safety Guidelines
Battery Safety Guidelines

Battery Safety Guidelines

To use the device safely, you must follow the battery guidelines. Improper battery use may result in a fire, explosion, or other hazard.
  • The area in which the units are charged should be clear of debris and combustible materials or chemicals. Particular care should be taken when the device is charged in a non-commercial environment.
  • Follow the battery usage, storage, and charging guidelines found in this guide.
  • To charge the mobile device battery, the ambient battery and charger temperatures must be between 0ºC and +40ºC (+32ºF and +104ºF).
  • Do not use incompatible batteries and chargers, including non-Zebra batteries and chargers. Use of an incompatible battery or charger may present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard. If you have any questions about the compatibility of a battery or a charger, contact the Global Customer Support Center.
  • For devices that utilize a USB port as a charging source, the device shall only be connected to products that bear the USB-IF logo or have completed the USB-IF compliance program.
  • Do not disassemble, open, crush, bend, deform, puncture, or shred the battery.
  • Severe impact from dropping any battery-operated device on a hard surface could cause the battery to overheat.
  • Do not short-circuit a battery or allow metallic or conductive objects to contact the battery terminals.
  • Do not modify or remanufacture, attempt to insert foreign objects into the battery, immerse or expose to water or other liquids, or expose to fire, explosion, or other hazard.
  • Do not leave or store the equipment in or near areas that might get very hot, such as in a parked vehicle or near a radiator or other heat source. Do not place a battery into a microwave oven or dryer.
  • Battery usage by children should be supervised.
  • Please follow local regulations to properly dispose of used rechargeable batteries.
  • Do not dispose of batteries in a fire.
  • In the event of a battery leak, do not allow the liquid to come in contact with the skin or eyes. If contact has been made, wash the affected area with water for 15 minutes, and seek medical advice.
  • If you suspect damage to your equipment or battery, contact Customer Support to arrange for inspection.