BM 2610917139 6/02
Before using battery charger, read all
instructions and cautionary markings on
(1) battery charger, (2) battery pack, and
(3) product using battery.
Use only the charger which accompanied
your product or direct replacement as
listed in the catalog or this manual. Do not
substitute any other charger. Use only Bosch
approved chargers with your product. See
Functional Description and Specifications.
Do not disassemble charger or operate
the charger if it has received a sharp blow,
been dropped or otherwise damaged in
any way. Replace damaged cord or plugs
immediately. Incorrect reassembly or
damage may result in electric shock or fire.
Do not recharge battery in damp or wet
environment. Do not expose charger to
rain or snow. If battery case is cracked or
otherwise damaged, do not insert into
charger. Battery short or fire may result.
Charge only Bosch approved rechargeable
batteries. See Functional Description and
Specifications. Other types of batteries may
burst causing personal injury and damage.
Charge battery pack in temperatures
above +40 degrees F (4 degrees C) and
below +105 degrees F (41 degrees C).
Store tool and battery pack in locations
When batteries are not in
tool or charger, keep
them away from metal objects. For
example, to protect terminals from shorting
DO NOT place batteries in a tool box or
pocket with nails, screws, keys, etc. Fire or
injury may result.
where temperatures will not exceed 120
degrees F (49 degrees C). This is important
to prevent serious damage to the battery
Battery leakage may occur under extreme
usage or temperature conditions. Avoid
contact with skin and eyes. The battery
liquid is caustic and could cause chemical
burns to tissues. If liquid comes in contact
with skin, wash quickly with soap and water,
then with lemon juice or vinegar. If the liquid
contacts your eyes, flush them with water for
a minimum of 10 minutes and seek medical
Place charger on flat non-flammable
surfaces and away from flammable
materials when re-charging battery pack.
The charger and battery pack heat during
charging. Carpeting and other heat
insulating surfaces block proper air
circulation which may cause overheating of
the charger and battery pack. If smoke or
melting of the case are observed unplug the
charger immediately and do not use the
battery pack or charger.
Use of an attachment not recom-
mended or sold by Bosch may result in a
risk of fire, electric shock or injury to
tool or charger, always place protective
cap onto end of battery pack. Protective
cap, guards against terminal shorting.
DO NOT PUT BATTERIES INTO FIRE OR
EXPOSE TO HIGH HEAT. They may
To prevent fire or injury
when batteries are not in