EU EI Battery- Safety Card Manual (Translation Review)

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Tigo Energy Intelligence EU Battery Safety Manual


General Notice

1. Contents may be periodically updated or revised. Tigo reserves the right to make improvements or changes in the product(s) and the program(s) described in this manual without the prior notice.

2. This manual is intended for qualified electricians who:

  • Are licensed and/or satisfy state and local jurisdiction regulations;
  • Have good knowledge of this manual and other related documents.

3. Before installing the device, read the user manual carefully to get familiar with product information and safety precautions. Tigo shall not be liable for any consequences caused by the violation of the storage, transportation, installation, and operation regulations specified in this document and the user manual.

4. Use insulated tools when installing the device. Personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn during installation, electrical connection and maintenance.

5. Please visit Tigo‘s website for more information, download and inquiry.

Symbols on the Label

  • *CE mark of conformity
  • *TUV certification
  • UKNI mark of conformity
  • UKCA mark of conformity
  • *CAS mark for UL1973
  • The battery module may explode.
  • Caution, risk of electric shock
  • Caution, risk of danger
  • Read the enclosed documentation.
  • Observe enclosed documentation
  • Keep the battery system away from children
  • Keep the battery system away from open flames or ignition sources
  • The battery system must be disposed of at a proper facility for environmentally-safe recycling.
  • Do not dispose of the battery together with household waste.

Note: The symbols with the "*" mark indicate that the certifications of these agencies have not been obtained for all equipment. For details, please refer to the corresponding User Manual.


1. Safety Instruction

For safety reasons, installers are responsible for familiarizing themselves with the contents of this manual and all warnings before performing installation.

General Safety Precautions

△! WARNING! Do not crush or impact the battery, and always dispose of it according to safety regulations.

Observe the following precautions:

- Risks of explosion:

  • Do not subject the battery module to heavy impacts.
  • Do not crush or puncture the battery module.
  • Do not dispose of the battery module in a fire.

- Risks of fire:

  • Do not expose the battery module to temperatures in excess of 140°F.
  • Do not place the battery module near a heat source, such as a fireplace.
  • Do not expose the battery module to direct sunlight.
  • Do not allow the battery connectors to touch conductive objects such as wires.

- Risks of electric shock:

  • Do not disassemble the battery module.
  • Do not touch the battery module with wet hands.
  • Do not expose the battery module to moisture or liquids.
  • Keep the battery module away from children and animals.

- Risks of damage to the battery module:

  • Do not expose the battery module to liquids.
  • Do not subject the battery module to high pressures.
  • Do not place any objects on top of the battery module.

EI Battery should only be installed for residential applications and not commercial applications.


△! CAUTION! If the battery is not installed within one month after receipt, it must be charged for maintenance. Non-operational batteries should be discarded according to local regulations.


2. Response to Emergency Situations

- Leaking Batteries

In case the leakage of electrolyte solution occurs, please avoid direct contact with the electrolyte solution and the gas that may be generated by it. Direct contact may lead to skin irritation or chemical burns. If the user comes into contact with the electrolyte solution, please do as follows:

Accidental inhalation of harmful substances: Evacuate from the contaminated area and seek medical attention immediately.

Eye contact: Rinse eyes with flowing water for 15 minutes, and seek medical attention immediately.

Dermal contact: Wash the affected area thoroughly with soap and water,  and seek medical attention immediately.

Ingestion: Induce vomiting, and seek medical attention immediately.

- Fire

Please keep a Class ABC fire extinguisher or a carbon dioxide extinguisher near the equipment.


△! WARNING! The battery module may catch fire when heated above 302°F/150°С.


If a fire breaks out where the battery module is installed, please do as follows:

  • Extinguish the fire before the battery module catches fire;
  • If the battery module catches fire, please do not try to put out the fire, and evacuate immediately.


△! WARNING! In case of catching fire, the battery module will produce noxious and poisonous gases, and please keep away the battery.


- Wet Batteries and Damaged Batteries

Do not touch the battery module after being wet and/or soaked in water.

Do not use the battery module if it is damaged. Otherwise, the loss to life and property will be caused.

Please pack the battery in its original packaging and return it to Tigo or the distributor.


△! CAUTION! Damaged batteries may leak electrolyte or produce flammable gas. If a user suspects that the battery is damaged, please immediately contact Tigo for advice and information.


3. Qualified Installer


△! WARNING! All operations of EI BATTERY relating to electrical connection and installation must be carried out by qualified personnel.


A skilled worker is defined as a trained and qualified electrician or installer who has all of the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of the functional principles and operation of grid-tied systems;
  • Knowledge of the dangers and risks associated with installing and using electrical devices and acceptable mitigation methods;
  • Knowledge of the installation of electrical devices; and
  • Knowledge of, and adherence to this manual and all safety precautions and best practices.

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