Taking Care of Lithium-Ion Batteries

• Most Canon digital cameras use Lithium Ion batteries as the power source. Some precautions of handling are required.

• Protect the battery from shock/impact damage. If the battery is damaged or deformed, refrain from using it and have it assessed by the manufacturer.

• Keep the battery away from water and other liquid as it may compromise the safety circuitry within the battery and cause corrosion.

• Do not charge or leave the battery near a heat source.

• Do not leave the battery in a high temperature environment such as inside a vehicle which is subjected to harsh environments.

• If the battery is deformed due to overheating, refrain from using it and have it assessed by the manufacturer.

• Keep the charging duration according to the time period recommend by the manufacturer. 

• If your battery comes with a protective cap, do not throw it away. Place the protective cap on the battery when not in use and for transit purposes.

• Use the manufacturer’s recommended charger to charge the battery.

• Use only genuine Canon batteries for optimum performance and safety.

• Always check the precautions in the user manual of your product.

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