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Main Title Rechargeable alkaline household battery system, Rayovac Corporation, Renewal
Author Escarda, Terry. ; Lewis, N.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Lewis, Norma M.
CORP Author California Environmental Protection Agency, Sacramento. Office of Pollution Prevention and Technology Development.;National Risk Management Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH. Office of Research and Development.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory,
Year Published 1999
Report Number EPA/600/R-99/005; EPA-R-824433-01-0
Stock Number PB99-155442
OCLC Number 41964286
Subjects Storage batteries--United States--Evaluation
Additional Subjects Electric batteries ; Commercialization ; Performance evaluation ; Recycling ; Technology innovation ; Environmental engineering ; Feasibility ; Environmental protection ; Hazardous materials ; Rechargeable batteries
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ELBD RPS EPA 600-R-99-005 repository copy AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/19/2018
ELBD  EPA 600-R-99-005 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 07/30/1999
NTIS  PB99-155442 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation xiii, 33 p. : ill.
The EPA's ETV Program, in partnership with recognized testing organizations, objectively and systematically documents the performance of commercial ready technologies. Together, with the full participation of the technology developer, develop plans, conduct tests, collect and analyze data, and report findings. Rayovac redesigned their alkaline household batteries so that they could be recharged. The additional charge cycles extend battery life by increasing the energy capacity, which benefits the environment by generating less waste. The design changes include increased void space, and addition of lead and silver. The Rayovac Renewal (trademark) Rechargeable Alkaline Battery System consists of rechargable alkaline zinc-manganese dioxide 1.5 volt batteries, in sizes AAA, AA, C, and D, and a recharging device for the batteries. Typical consumer applications of household batteries include toys and games, portable audio equipment, cameras, sporting goods equipment, test equipment, personal care products, hearing aids, portable data terminals, sub-notebook computers and personal digital assistants, watches, flashlights, lanterns, and cellular phones. Such applications typically require continuous currents of up to 400 milliamperes (mA), which is within the range of the Renewal (trademark) batteries, sized AA, C, and D. Size AAA can supply up to 150 mA continuous current, which is sufficient for applications such as clocks.
"March 1999." "EPA/600/R-99/005." "Funded in part by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under a cooperative agreement number (CR 824433-01-0) with the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA), Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)"--P. ii. Includes bibliographical references (p. 32-33).