Definitions: Safety Guidelines
The definitions below describe the level of severity for each
signal word. Please read the manual and pay attention to these
DANGER: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which,
if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.
WARNING: Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which,
if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION: Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if
not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injury.
NOTICE: Indicates a practice not related to personal injury
which, if not avoided, may result in property damage.
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WARNING! Read and understand all instructions. Failure
to follow all instructions listed below may result in electric
shock, fire and/or serious personal injury.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FOR LI-ION BATTERIES
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
The battery pack is not fully charged out of the carton. Before using
the battery pack and charger, read the safety instructions below.
Then follow charging procedures.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, basic safety precautions
should always be followed including:
• Do not incinerate the battery pack even if it is severely
damaged or is completely worn out. The battery pack can
explode in a fire. Toxic fumes and materials are created when
battery packs are burned.
• Do not charge or use battery in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases or dust.
Inserting or removing the battery from the charger may ignite the
dust or fumes.
• If battery contents come into contact with the skin,
immediately wash area with mild soap and water. If battery
liquid gets into the eye, rinse water over the open eye for 15
minutes or until irritation ceases. If medical attention is needed, the
battery electrolyte for LI-ION batteries is composed of a mixture of
liquid organic carbonates and lithium salts.
• Contents of opened battery cells may cause respiratory irritation.
Provide fresh air. If symptoms persists, seek medical attention.
WARNING: Burn hazard. Battery liquid may be flammable if
exposed to spark or flame.
• Charge the battery packs only in D
• Never force the battery pack into the charger. Do not modify the
battery pack in any way to fit into a non-compatible charger as
battery pack may rupture causing serious personal injury.
• DO NOT splash or immerse in water or other liquids. This may
cause premature cell failure.
• Do not store or use the tool and battery pack in locations
where the temperature may reach or exceed 105°F (40C˚
(such as outside sheds or metal buildings in summer).
WARNING: Never attempt to open the battery pack for any
reason. If battery pack case is cracked or damaged, do not insert
into charger. Do not crush, drop or damage battery pack. Do not
use a battery pack or charger that has received a sharp blow, been
dropped, run over or damaged in any way (i.e., pierced with a nail,
hit with a hammer, stepped on). Damaged battery packs should be
returned to service center for recycling.
WALT LI-ION compatible chargers.