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Battery Safety


Our RGB Critter was designed to ONLY USE Ants on a Melon brand batteries!

The RGB Critter product should only be operated with the specific 18650 battery included with your order. Use of any other battery will void all warranties and may cause damage to your RGB Critter Flashlight. Here is the 18650 battery product page. Only charge your lithium-ion 18650 battery using the micro-USB port located on the back side of your RGB Critter Flashlight.


Lithium-ion batteries may explode or burn due to improper use. Using these batteries for purposes not intended by the manufacturer, may cause severe injury and damage. We are not responsible for any injuries caused by lithium ion batteries - use at your own risk.

All rechargeable batteries have inherent risks under any circumstance. Use caution with working with li-ion batteries (lithium-ion), as they have dangerous charging characteristics and are known to explode or burn if mishandled. A purchaser and user of rechargeable batteries should educate themselves on how to handle and store your batteries.

We are not responsible for any damage caused by the misuse or mishandling of rechargeable batteries.

Please take a minute to review these lithium ion battery handling tips and techniques:

1. Charge your battery ONLY via the micro-USB port located on the back side of the RGB Critter Flashlight.

2. Only use the specific micro-USB cable provided with your order. Use of any other charger may cause damage to the micro-USB port or lithium-ion battery.

3. Do not charge unattended.

4. Do not store your lithium-ion batteries fully charged for an extended period of time (weeks or more).

5. If left within the RGB Critter, the 18650 battery will continue to discharge at a slow rate. If stored for more than 2–3 weeks, the battery should be removed from the RGB Critter and stored around the 50% charge level in a cool environment.

6. Store your lithium-ion battery in a case or individual box in a cool and dry place.

7. Do not expose your RGB Critter Flashlight or battery to heat.

8. Do not use any rechargeable battery or charger if any visible damage is present, or if known mishandling, accidental or otherwise, has occurred.

9. Always store and transport rechargeable cells in a safe, non-conductive container (never keep a spare battery loose in a pocket, purse, etc. and always use protective cases).

10. Properly dispose of all battery cells and chargers in accordance with local laws and mandates. If you're unsure, contact your local municipality.

11. If a lithium-ion battery overheats, hisses, or bulges, immediately quarantine the battery from any combustible materials - ideally, take the battery outside.

12. If a rechargeable battery catches fire, the FAA recommends pouring water or soda on the battery and surrounding areas - ideally, use a foam extinguisher to quell the fire.