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I was filling and activating my new Yuasa battery when I noticed a slight smell of rotten eggs

If you just purchased the battery there shouldn't be an issue. As for toxicity sulfuric acid vapor reacts the moisture in your mucous membranes in your nose, mouth, and lungs etc damaging the tissues. ...
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I was filling and activating my new Yuasa battery when I noticed a slight smell of rotten eggs

The rotten eggs smell was from the acid. It's sulfuric acid which can carry a rotten egg smell when broken down. This isn't uncommon and nothing really to worry about. Obviously it's something you ...
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Can I estimate the health of an old lead-acid battery by its rest open-circuit voltage at full charge?

There are some misconceptions here. First, in a word, no, you can't judge the health of a lead acid battery by its resting open circuit voltage at full charge. The exception would be if one or more ...
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Brand new lead acid car battery reads only 12.33v. Is it faulty?

Yesterday I purchased a brand new, maintenance-free, 12 volt lead acid car battery. Specs: 47Ah and 450CCA. Lead-acid batteries that are "new" can actually be as much as six months old. ...
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