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Batteries, Fire (High-Energy Density)

Voluntary Standard(s)

UL 1642, 6th Edition

Standard for Safety for Lithium Batteries

 

UL 2743, 2nd Edition

Standard for Portable Power Packs

 

UL 1310, 7th Edition

Standard for Safety for Class 2 Power Units

 

UL 62133, 2nd Edition

Standard for Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes – Safety requirements for portable sealed secondary cells, and for batteries made from them, for use in portable applications

 

ANSI C18.2M Part 2-2014

American National Standard for Portable Rechargeable Cells and Batteries—Safety Standard

 

ANSI C18.3M Part 2-2021

American National Standard for Portable Lithium Primary Cells and Batteries - Safety Standard

 

ANSI C18.4M-2017

American National Standard for Portable Cells and Batteries – Environmental


Relevant Rulemaking

N/A


Purpose

To work with the various SDOs on revising battery, battery charger, and battery-powered product safety voluntary standards and support developing certification programs for batteries to address fire-related hazards, including overheating, thermal burns, fire, and explosions.

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