The Truth About Lithium-ion Battery Fires

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Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries have transformed portable electronics. They are widely used for a variety of products including smartphones, tablets, small cameras, laptops, e-cigarettes and vapes and electric vehicles. When these batteries malfunction, we are at risk for burns and serious injuries. This week, The National Transportation Safety Board recommended stronger rules to stop some lithium-ion batteries from being taken on international flights.