unsorted municipal waste. Collect it separately so that it can be safely and properly reused,
treated, recycled or recovered.
To avoid contaminating or infecting personnel, the environment or other equipment, make
sure you disinfect and decontaminate the MR400 appropriately before disposing of it in
accordance with your country's laws for equipment containing electrical and electronic
parts. Do not dispose of this product (or any parts of it) in industrial or domestic waste. The
system may contain materials such as lead, tungsten or oil, or other hazardous substances
that can cause serious environmental pollution. The system also contains privacy sensitive
information. It is advisable to contact your Royal Philips Service Organization before
disposing of this product. You can disassemble the MR400 and accessories as described in
the service manual.
Fitting, Removing and Disposing of Batteries
REACH requires Philips Healthcare (PH) to provide chemical content information for Substances
of Very High Concern (SVHC) if they are present above 0.1% of the product weight. Components
within electric and electronic equipment may contain phthalates above the threshold (e.g., bis 2‐
ethyl [hexyl] phthalate, CAS nr.: 117‐81‐7). The SVHC list is updated on a regular basis. Therefore,
refer to the following Philips REACH website for the most up‐to‐date list of products containing
SVHC above the threshold: http://www.philips.com/about/sustainability/reach.page
The lithium batteries found in the system and some of the accessories or optional equipment
may be subject to strict disposal regulations for user and environmental safety. Observe and
adhere to your current local regulations when disposing of batteries.
14‐22 Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Never heat or throw a battery into fire. Heating the battery will damage the safety circuitry,
which can cause rupture or ignition of the battery.
Never disassemble a battery. The batteries contain hazardous material that must be recycled
or disposed of properly. (Refer to the disposal guidelines above.)
Expression MR400 Instructions for Use