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Do not recharge lithium primary batteries
Recharging devices that will accept primary batteries (*1) have recently appeared on the market. Please strictly adhere to the following warnings to avoid accidents.
Lithium primary batteries (*1) cannot be recharged. This includes the CR123A and CR-V3 used in 35mm lens shutter film-base cameras (silver halide cameras) and digital still cameras.
Recharging these batteries may result in serious accidents, including batteries becoming dangerously hot, catching fire, exploding or leaking.
These non-rechargeable primary batteries (disposable batteries) have warnings written on their packages or on the batteries themselves that say "Non-rechargeable" or "Do not charge," so please check for these warnings and never attempt to recharge these batteries.
*1: "primary battery" is the general term for non-rechargeable, disposable batteries.
In addition to the CR123A and CR-V3 batteries, the following batteries are primary batteries.
There are others as well.
For more details, please contact battery manufacturers.
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