Battery Safety Information

Lithium based batteries are similar to the batteries used in many everyday devices like mobile phones and are generally considered safe however there are serious risks to personal safety arising from improper use. 18650 UK sources batteries from reputable suppliers and are tested before sale and some models have a built-in protection circuit, however the following points should be kept in mind;

  • Make use of the On/Off feature when your device is not in use.
  • Only use the charger supplied with your product. We can recommend and/or supply the correct charger for you batteries/device
  • Never leave Lithium-Ion batteries unattended while charging unless inside a “Lipo Safe” bag.
  • Never submerge batteries in water or expose to extremes of temperature or temperature fluctuation.
  • Ensure batteries are safely disposed of and in accordance with local regulation when they have reached their end of life.
  • Always carry and store batteries in non-conductive containers (we supply these with every order), and never with metal/metallic objects such as loose change or keys.

If you have any questions about any of our products or general battery safety, please get in touch before ordering and we’ll be happy to address any concerns you might have.


  • Misusing or mishandling lithium ion batteries can pose a SERIOUS RISK of personal injury, property damage, or death


  • ONLY use with proper protection circuitry

  • ONLY use within manufacturer specification

  • DO NOT store loose in pocket, purse, etc. – always use a protective case

  • KEEP AWAY from metal objects to prevent short circuiting

  • DO NOT short circuit

  • DO NOT use if wrapper or insulator is damaged or torn

  • DO NOT use if damaged in any way

  • DO NOT overcharge or over-discharge

  • DO NOT modify, disassemble, puncture, cut, crush, or incinerate

  • DO NOT expose to liquids or high temperatures

  • DO NOT solder

  • User must be familiar with handling lithium ion batteries before purchase

  • Usage of batteries is AT YOUR OWN RISK

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