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Product Recycling and Disposal

This unit may have lead-containing materials - such as circuit boards and connectors - that require special handling. Before this unit is disposed of, these materials must be removed and recycled or discarded according to applicable regulations. This book contains specific information on batteries and refrigerant where applicable.

This product may contain a sealed, lead-acid battery; lithium battery; nickel-metal-hydride battery; or nickel-cadmium battery. Batteries of these types must be recycled or disposed of properly. Recycling facilities may not be available in your area.

In the United States, IBM(R) has established a collection process for reuse, recycling, or proper disposal of used batteries and battery packs from IBM equipment. For information on proper disposal of the batteries in this product, please contact IBM at 1-800-426-4333.

For information on disposal of batteries outside the United States, contact your local waste disposal facility.

IBM encourages owners of information technology (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. IBM offers a variety of programs and services to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. Information on these product recycling offerings can be found on IBM's Internet site at