Lithium Battery Warning and Disclosure
Important Safety Information Regarding Lithium Batteries
Lithium batteries are commonly used in many electronic devices and are integral components of our products at W0AEZ Radio Gear. While these batteries offer exceptional energy density and performance, they also present certain risks if not handled, used, and maintained properly. Please carefully read and adhere to the following safety precautions and guidelines when using and handling products containing lithium batteries:
1. Risk of Fire or Explosion:
- Lithium batteries can pose a risk of fire or explosion if mishandled, punctured, short-circuited, overcharged, or exposed to high temperatures. To minimize this risk, avoid physical damage to the battery and keep it away from extreme heat sources.
2. Charging Safety:
- Only use chargers specifically designed for the type and capacity of lithium batteries used in our products.
- Do not leave batteries unattended while charging, and ensure that charging is conducted in a well-ventilated area.
- Do not charge damaged or swollen lithium batteries.
3. Storage and Transportation:
- Store lithium batteries in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and high temperatures.
- When transporting products containing lithium batteries, ensure that they are properly packaged to prevent short circuits and damage.
4. Keep Away from Children and Pets:
- Lithium batteries are not toys and should be kept out of reach of children and pets. Swallowing or mishandling lithium batteries can result in serious injury.
- Do not dispose of lithium batteries in household waste. Follow local regulations for battery disposal or recycling.
- If a lithium battery is damaged or appears swollen, it should be disposed of properly.
6. Overheating and Ventilation:
- If a product containing a lithium battery becomes abnormally hot, emits smoke, or exhibits any other signs of malfunction, discontinue use immediately and move it to a safe location with good ventilation.
7. Warranty and Liability:
- W0AEZ Radio Gear provides a warranty on all parts of our products except for lithium cells. Lithium cells are considered consumable components with a limited lifespan. Any damage to the product or injury resulting from the use of lithium batteries is not covered under our warranty, and we disclaim all liability for such incidents.
8. Compliance with Safety Standards:
- Our products are designed and manufactured in accordance with applicable safety standards and regulations. Any modifications to the product or misuse of lithium batteries may void warranties and compromise safety.
9. Seek Professional Assistance:
- If you have concerns about the condition or safety of a lithium battery, or if you are unsure how to handle a battery-related issue, seek professional assistance from qualified technicians or contact our customer support.
By using our products containing lithium batteries, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this lithium battery warning and disclaimer. You agree to use the products in accordance with these safety guidelines and accept responsibility for any risks associated with the use of lithium batteries.
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