Cleaning battery acid from a charger is not an easy task. You must keep yourself safe when cleaning the acid. Cleaning the charger with vinegar is one of the best ways to clean up any battery acid. There are more ways to clean battery acid out of a charger than just using vinegar, though, which can be found below.

1. Using a Hairdryer

Hot air from a hairdryer will help you to remove acid from the charger. It will dry out the charger as you clean it and will also help to remove the acid from it. Blow hot air on the charger for a few minutes to remove any acid that has been spilled on it and then allow it to cool down before you touch it.

2. Using a Toothbrush and Cotton Balls

You can use a toothbrush that has been soaked in vinegar to scrub the acid off the charger with vinegar added to it. Use this brush to scrub the charger while using a cotton ball to remove any excess acid.

3. Using a Siphon Pump 

A siphon pump is a tool that can be used to remove the acid from the charger by sucking it out. Use this method if you are unable to remove all the acid after using vinegar or hot air. Open the charger and use the siphon pump, making sure not to get any acid into your mouth, eyes, or lungs. Once you have finished sucking out the acid, close the charger and allow it to cool down before putting anything else in it.

4. Using a Q-Tip

You can use a Q-Tip soaked in vinegar to clean the charger. This method is very simple and easy to do. You just need to dip the tip into the vinegar and then apply it to any part of the charger that you are going to clean. Use this method only when you do not have a toothbrush or any other tool as it can be quite detrimental for the battery.

5. Using Toothpaste

You can use toothpaste to remove the acid from the charger. This method is fairly simple, but will not be as effective as using other methods as it is only a temporary fix. Wipe down the charger with a damp soft cloth after you clean it with toothpaste and then let it dry flat out in the sun for a while before putting anything else on it.

What Are the Constituents of Battery Acid?

The following are the various materials that can be found in the battery acid.

1. Water

2. Sulphuric Acid

3. Hydrogen Sulfide

4. Hydrogen Chloride

5. Free Radicals


Cleaning battery acid from a charger is an easy process if you know how to do so. You need to use vinegar, a hairdryer, or hot air to remove the acid from the charger and then clean it with a toothbrush, cotton balls, or a siphon pump. If you have a Q-tip on hand, you can also clean the acid off with vinegar using that as well. However, there are other methods that can be used to clean the charger.