As the holiday season nears, NFPA launches expanded resources and guidelines to better educate consumers about the risks of lithium-ion batteries

By United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) -, Public Domain,
As the holiday season fast approaches, the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) has launched an expanded series of resources, guidelines, and information in response to the growing number of fires caused by lithium-ion batteries that power micro-mobility devices such as e-bikes and e-scooters, smaller electronics such as cell phones and laptops, and electric vehicles. As the use of these items has increased in recent years, so too has the number of fires associated with them. “Lithium-ion batteries are increasingly found in the many devices and systems we use every day,” said Lorraine Carli, vice president of Outreach and Advocacy at NFPA. “With this greater use, however, we are seeing an increase in dangerous related fires. As the holidays near and consumers are purchasi
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