16. Store idle tools
When not in use, tools, batteries and chargers
should be stored in a dry, locked up or high
place, out of reach of children.
17. Maintain tools with care
Keep cutting tools sharp and clean for better
and safer performance.
Follow the instructions for maintenance and
changing accessories. Keep handles and
switches dry, clean and free from oil and grease.
This tool complies with relevant safety
requirements. Repairs should only be carried
out by qualified persons using original spare
parts; otherwise this may result in considerable
danger to the user.
Additional safety instructions for batteries and
Never attempt to open for any reason.
Do not expose to water.
Do not store in locations where the
temperature may exceed 40 °C.
Charge only at ambient temperatures between
4 °C and 40 °C.
Charge only using the charger provided with
the tool (see technical data).
Before charging, make sure that the battery is
dry and clean.
Use only the correct type of battery for the tool
(see technical data).
When disposing of batteries, follow the
instructions given in the section "Protecting
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 contact.
- In case of skin or eye contact, follow the
The battery fluid, a 25-30% solution of
potassium hydroxide, can be harmful.
In case of skin contact, immediately rinse
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.
Fire hazard! Avoid short-circuiting the
contacts of a detached battery (e.g. when
storing the battery in a toolbox).
Do not incinerate the battery.
Do not attempt to charge damaged
Use your Black & Decker charger only to
charge batteries of the type supplied with your
tool. Other batteries could burst, causing
personal injury and damage.
Never attempt to charge non-rechargeable
Have defective cords replaced immediately.
Do not expose to water.
Do not open the charger.
Do not probe the charger.
The charger is intended for indoor use only.
Additional safety instructions for drill/screwdrivers
Before drilling into walls, floors or ceilings,
check for the location of wiring and pipes.
Avoid touching the tip of a drill bit just after
drilling, as it may be hot.
Your charger has been designed for a specific
mains voltage. Always check that the mains voltage
corresponds to the voltage on the rating plate.
Your charger is double insulated in
accordance with EN 60335; therefore no
earth wire is required.
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