|Applies To||RSA Product Set: SecurID|
RSA Product/Service Type: SecurID Hardware Token
RSA Version/Condition: SID800, SID700
|Issue||This article provides information on how to properly dispose of RSA SecurID hardware tokens that have expired or that are about to expire.|
|Cause||All RSA SecurID hardware tokens (that is, keyfobs, PINpad tokens and card tokens) expire. Their life ranges from 90 days to 5 years, depending on configuration when purchased and battery life. All hardware tokens contain lithium batteries and should be disposed of properly in accordance with local regulations.|
|Resolution||Send packages of expired tokens back to RSA marked : "Attention : Expired token disposal" to the following addresses:|
Refer to the RSA Statement on Safe use and Disposal of RSA SecurID Tokens for more information.
Disposal of Used Batteries
Regulations and requirements for disposal of used batteries vary by country, state, and/or municipality. Additionally, these requirements vary depending on battery type. The EPA and Several U.S. states including Florida, Maryland, Minnesota, and New Jersey restrict disposal of rechargeable nickel cadmium and sealed lead acid batteries in municipal wastes. See the US Environmental Protection Agency website for more information. Note that some municipalities may also restrict disposal of Nickel Metal Hydride batteries. Although in most districts discharged lithium and lithium ion batteries can generally be disposed in normal trash, RSA suggests that when disposing of any quantity of devices containing batteries, users should contact their municipal waste disposal facility prior to discarding the device or used battery in normal trash.
The following abbreviations may be used to identify the batteries' chemistry:
|Legacy Article ID||a7711|