IEEE 1725 Battery Safety Statements

The rechargeable battery in your Kindle should be replaced only by an Amazon authorized service provider. To prevent damage to your Kindle or injury to yourself or others:

  • Do not disassemble, open, crush, bend, deform, puncture, or shred your Kindle or the battery in your Kindle.
  • Do not modify, remanufacture or attempt to insert foreign objects into your Kindle or its battery, or expose your Kindle or its battery to water or other liquids, fire, explosion, or other hazards.
  • Only use the battery specified for your Kindle model.
  • Only use the battery for your Kindle with a charging system that has been qualified by Amazon for use with the Kindle. Use of an unqualified battery with your Kindle or an unqualified charger, may present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard.
  • Do not short circuit the battery in your Kindle or allow metallic conductive objects to contact the battery terminals.
  • The battery for your Kindle should only be replaced with another battery that has been qualified by Amazon. Use of an unqualified battery may present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard.
  • Batteries removed from your Kindle should be promptly disposed of in accordance with local regulations.
  • Use or handling of batteries by children should be supervised.
  • Avoid dropping your Kindle or its batteries. If your Kindle or the battery in your Kindle is dropped, particularly on a hard surface, and you suspect damage, contact Amazon customer service for instruction.
  • Improper battery use may result in a fire, explosion, or other hazard.
  • Your Kindle should only be connected via its USB connector to products that are designed to be compatible with, or have completed, the USB-IF compliance program.
  • Your Kindle should be charged only in temperatures that range from 32° to 95° Fahrenheit (0° to 35° Celsius).