Frequently Asked Questions

You can visit any of your local stores (e.g. supermarkets, convenience stores, various retailers of electronic devices etc.). Thanks to our strong distribution network you will probably find TOSHIBA batteries available. In case you cannot find the TOSHIBA brand, please ask your local store to contact us directly.

As batteries contain chemicals, you should:

  • – Keep them away from children
  • – Take precautions in case of leakages
  • – Not set them on fire
  • – Recycle them, regardless of their chemistry

In order to select the most suitable battery type for your device, please read carefully the instructions given by its manufacturers.

In order to get the best out of your batteries:

  • – Turn off the devices when they are not in use
  • – Remove batteries from devices that you are not using at all
  • – Store the batteries in a dry place at normal room temperature
  • – Charge rechargeable batteries only when they are power-off
  • – Do not mix old and new batteries or different battery types

Because a battery’s life expectancy and power output is directly linked to its chemical composition and its usage.

No, you should only recharge secondary batteries that have a “Rechargeable” indication.

There are two basic battery categories:

  • 1. Primary batteries which are for single use and
  • 2. Secondary (or rechargeable) batteries which are for repeated use.

The first battery was invented by Alessadro Volta in 1800 and since then batteries have become a key power source for many household and industrial applications.

A battery is consisted of one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy, through the production and flow of electrons.