Archive for October 24th, 2015

Amazon Packaging

Restocking the AA and AAA alkaline cell supply delivered this example of underprotection from Amazon:

Amazon Packaging - alkaline batteries

Amazon Packaging – alkaline batteries

I think that scrap of plastic was once an air pillow, but it sure didn’t last long and definitely didn’t fill the entire space around┬áthe boxes.

Allowing that much mass to thrash around inside the box can’t possibly be a Good Thing, even if the cells weren’t damaged. One would hope they’d do a better job with lithium cells.

I’ve seen worse