Battery acid (electrolyte) is extremely harmful. Always wear safety goggles and rubber gloves,
and do not smoke when performing maintenance on batteries. Injury will result if acid
contacts skin or eyes. Wear rubber apron to prevent clothing being damaged.
Be careful not to short out battery terminals. Do not smoke or use open flame near batteries.
Batteries may explode from a spark. Battery acid is harmful to skin and eyes.
Wear safety goggles and acid-proof gloves when battery cover must be removed or when adding
Avoid electrolyte contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. If battery electrolyte spills, take
immediate action to stop burning effects:
External: Immediately flush with cold running water to remove all acid.
Eyes: Flush with cold water for at least 15 minutes. Seek immediate medical attention.
Internal: Drink large amounts of water or milk. Follow with milk of magnesia, beaten egg, or
vegetable oil. Seek immediate medical attention.
Clothing or Vehicle: Wash at once with cold water. Neutralize with baking soda or household
Injury will result if acid contacts skin or eyes. Wear rubber apron to prevent clothing being
Corrosion inhibitor contains alkali. Do not get in eyes; wear goggles/safety glasses when using.
Avoid contact with skin. In case of contact, immediately wash area with soap and water. If
eyes are contacted, flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes and get
immediate medical attention.