Nickel-Metal Hydride battery

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HANDLING AND STORAGE
  • Handling
    • Technical measures
      • Prevention of user exposure: Not necessary under normal use.
      • Prevention of fire and explosion: Not necessary under normal use.
      Precaution for safe handling: Do not damage or remove the external tube.
      Specific safe handling advice: Never throw out cells in a fire or expose to high temperatures. Do not
        soak cells in water and seawater. Do not expose to strong oxidizers. Do not give a strong mechanical
        shock or throw down. Never disassemble, modify or deform. Do not connect the positive terminal to
        the negative terminal with electrically conductive material. In the case of charging, use only dedicated
        charger or charge according to the conditions specified by FDK.
  • Storage
    • Technical measures
      • Storage conditions (suitable to be avoided): Avoid direct sunlight, high temperature, high humidity.
          Store in cool place (temperature: -20 ~ 30 degree C, humidity: from 40 to 80%).
      • Incompatible products: Conductive materials, water, seawater, strong oxidizers and strong acids
      • Packing material (recommended, not suitable): Insulative and tear-proof materials are recommended.
TRANSPORT INFORMATION
This battery does not require the following items.
  • TECHNICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE SAFE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS BY AIR(ICAO)
  • IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations - 57th Edition Effective 1st January 2016 (IATA)
  • code of federal regulations(U.S.DOT)
This battery requires the following items.
  • INTERNATIONAL MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS CODE(IMO)
From the 1st January 2012, Nickel-Metal Hydride Batteries is classed as Dangerous Goods, Class 9 in accordance with United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and will have the following UN Number:
UN No.Proper Shipping NameClass or divisionPacking groupSpecial provisions
3496BATTERIES, NICKEL-METAL HYDRIDE9-117
963
Instructions and contents of Special Provisions (117 and 963) for this UN number include:
  • Specifying it is only regulated when transported by sea,
  • Ni-MH button cells are not subject to the provisions of this code.
  • Ni-MH cells or batteries packed with or contained in equipment are not subject to the provisions of this code.
  • All other Ni-MH cells or batteries shall be securely packed and protected from short circuit. They are not subject to other provisions of this code provided they are loaded in a cargo transport unit in a total quantity of less than 100 Kg gross mass.
Prior to transportation, confirmation that there is no leakage and no spillage from a container is necessary. Cargo must be handle without falling, dropping or breakage. Care must be taken to prevent the collapse of cargo piles or saturation by rain. Containers must be handled carefully. Packaging is constructed to prevent short-circuiting and/or electric shock. The product is handled as Non-Dangerous Goods by based on IATA(Special Provision A199) for air shipment.