Are The Batteries Of AEDs Disposable? - California Medical Equipment

Are The Batteries Of AEDs Disposable?

If you’ve decided to buy an AED, first we must congratulate you on such a wise decision. Now the question comes to mind from where you should get one. AED in California is easily available in online stores like Calmed. You can check a variety of AEDs too at a good price. Then you must think about the device, its parts, its life shelf, and such things. At calm, we make sure that you get all the necessary information about the equipment. In this article, we are going to tell you about the batteries and their disposing.


Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries containing a variety of chemicals impose very significant consequences, such as environmental pollution and loss of resources if are Improperly disposed of because  Lithium is highly reactive and difficult to control. You should always contact a recycling center while disposing of lithium batteries and most of the AEDs have lithium batteries in them.


alkaline batteries are not any more hazardous to the environment because of the removal of mercury a few years ago.  These batteries have elements that are naturally found in the earth such as zinc, cadmium, nickel, lithium, manganese, and copper. You can easily dispose of them but if you’re still concerned you can always go to a recycling store.


Rechargeable batteries of any kind shouldn’t just be dumped into the trash. It is said so because these rechargeable batteries contain many heavy metals that can be hazardous to the environment. Therefore it is always advisable to consult an AED store or a center to dispose of batteries.