February 2016 archive

UL seminar: Portable Battery Safety Standards and Testing

UL is hosting a battery safety seminar on portable battery safety standards and testing. UL’s battery research and development team works closely with manufacturers, government agencies, regulators, technology institutes and accreditation bodies to keep pace with the industry and technological advancements. Get some fresh knowledge about global requirements and certifications for small batteries from our experts. …

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Lithium-ion batteries on passenger aircrafts banned by U.N. agency

The U.N. aviation agency has now prohibited shipments of lithium-ion batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft, following concerns by pilots and plane makers that they are a fire risk. Lithium metal batteries, which are used in watches, have already been banned on passenger planes globally. The International Civil Aviation Organization’s 36-state governing council said the …

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