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Li-Ion was formerly classified as standard material and as of January 1st, 2003 Lithium Ion was classified as hazardous material and therefore required specified test results to assure safety and is being regulated by agencies like Department of Transportation (DOT).Li-Ion was formerly classified as standard material and as of January 1st, 2003 Lithium Ion was classified as hazardous material and therefore required specified test results to assure safety and is being regulated by agencies like Department of Transportation (DOT).

Lithium, Lithium ion, batteries, and related tests are the follow :

  • Altitude simulation
  • Thermal cycling
  • Vibration
  • Mechanical Shock
  • External short-circuit
  • Impact
  • Overcharge
  • Forced discharge

 
Related regulations

  • UN Manual of Tests and Criteria , Part 3 , Sub-Section 38.3 Lithium Batteries , 5th revised edtion (UN3480)
  • international Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods regulations,  52th Edition

 
Related Document

  • New testing Requirements for Lithium and Lithium lon Cell.doc
  • Shipping Regulations for Rechargeable Lithiumbatteries.doc
  • 49 CFR_12-15-04.pdf
  • Transportation Test.pdf
  • un_regulations.pdf