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Black & Decker BS118-XE User Manual page 4

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Charge only at ambient temperatures between 4 °C
and 40 °C.
Charge only using the charger provided with the tool.
When disposing of batteries, follow the instructions given
in the section "Protecting the environment".
Under extreme conditions, battery leakage may occur.
When you notice liquid on the battery, proceed as follows:
- Carefully wipe the liquid off using a cloth. Avoid skin
- In case of skin or eye contact, follow the instructions
Warning! The battery fluid, a 25-30% solution of potassium
hydroxide, can be harmful. In case of skin contact, immediately
rinse with water. Neutralise with a mild acid such as lemon
juice or vinegar. In case of eye contact, rinse abundantly with
clean water for at least 10 minutes. Consult a physician.
Do not incinerate the battery.
Do not attempt to charge damaged batteries.
Use your Black & Decker charger only to charge the
battery in the tool with which it was supplied. Other
batteries could burst, causing personal injury and damage.
Never attempt to charge non-rechargeable batteries.
Have defective cords replaced immediately.
Do not expose the charger to water.
Do not open the charger.
Do not probe the charger.
The charger is intended for indoor use only.
Electrical safety
Your charger is double insulated; therefore no earth
wire is required. Always check that the mains voltage
corresponds to the voltage on the rating plate.
Never attempt to replace the charger unit with
a regular mains plug.
Labels on tool
The following pictograms are shown on the tool:
Warning! To reduce the risk of injury, the user must
read the instruction manual.
Switch the tool off. Before performing any
maintenance on the tool, remove the battery from
the tool.
Additional safety instructions for blowers
Warning! Do not point the tool at persons or animals when it
is switched on.
Wear safety glasses or goggles when operating
this tool.
Use a face or dust mask whenever the operations take
place in dusty surroundings.
Do not expose the tool to rain or high humidity.
Do not place outlet tubes near eyes or ears when
Do not cross gravel paths or place the tool on gravel
while the tool is switched on.
Do not place any objects into the openings and moving
Before removing the blow tube, always switch off the tool,
remove the battery and allow the tool to run down.
Read the instructions carefully. Be familiar with the
controls and the proper use of the appliance.
Do not allow children or any person unfamiliar with these
instructions to operate the appliance. Local regulations
may restrict the age of the operator.
Never use the appliance while people, especially children,
or pets are nearby.
Remember that the operator will be held responsible for
accidents or hazards occurring to other people or their
Do not operate your product barefoot or in open sandals.
To protect your feet and legs, always wear stout shoes or
boots and long trousers - freshly cut grass is damp and
slippery. Rubber or man made footwear will enhance your
Warning! Only use the tool in the manner it was intended.
1. On/off switch
2. Handle
3. Blow tube
4. Battery
Fig. A
5. Charger
6. Charging indicator
7. End of charge indicator
Warning! Before assembly, remove the battery from the tool.