Q: When is a battery considered at end of its usfel life?

A: A battery should be considered to be at end of its useful life if one or more of the following circumstances occur:

  • There is physical damage to the battery
  • The battery is leaking
  • The battery charges to 80% or less of full charge capacity


Risk of fire, explosion, and burns. Do not recharge, disassemble, crush, heat above 100°C (212°F), incinerate, or mistreat batteries.

Errors and omission excepted