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276 5A. Regulatory and Safety Information
ⅷ Only use the battery with a charging system that has
been qualified with the system per the
IEEE/CTIA-1725 standard. Use of an unqualified
battery or charger may present a risk of fire,
explosion, leakage, or other hazard.
ⅷ Do not short-circuit a battery or allow metallic
conductive objects to contact battery terminals.
ⅷ Replace the battery only with another battery that has
been qualified with the system per IEEE/CTIA-1725.
Use of an unqualified battery may present a risk of
fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard.
ⅷ Promptly dispose of used batteries in accordance
with local regulations.
ⅷ Battery usage by children should be supervised.
ⅷ Avoid dropping the phone or battery. If the phone or
battery is dropped, especially on a hard surface, and
the user suspects damage, take it to a service center
ⅷ Do not handle a damaged or leaking Lithium-Ion
(LI-ion) battery as you can be burned.
ⅷ Improper battery use may result in a fire, explosion,
or other hazard.
Based on DOT rules, spare batteries must not be
transported in checked luggage on commercial flights.
Spare batteries can only be transported in carry-on
luggage. For more information:
Protecting Your Battery
The guidelines listed below help you get the most out
of your battery’s performance.
Recently there have been some public reports of
wireless phone batteries overheating, catching fire, or
exploding. It appears that many, if not all, of these
reports involve counterfeit or inexpensive,
aftermarket-brand batteries with unknown or
questionable manufacturing standards. Use only
manufacturer-approved batteries and accessories
found at Carrier Stores or through your device’s
manufacturer. Buying the right batteries and
accessories is the best way to ensure they are genuine