Lithium-Ion Battery Safety Tester Imposes Stricter Regulations


Green Car Reports - June 17, 2013

Recent high-profile bat­tery fail­ures have been highly pub­li­cized, regard­less of whether or not they’re car-related. Under­writ­ers Lab­o­ra­to­ries, a US based com­pany spe­cial­iz­ing in prod­uct safety, is improv­ing its lithium-ion bat­tery stan­dards to min­i­mize the chemistry’s inher­ent vul­ner­a­bil­i­ties. This action could help pre­vent over­heat­ing and other issues encoun­tered when using the batteries.