Lithium-ion batteries are used in lots of products, such as mobile phones, laptops, electric vehicles, and generators. The use of these batteries is generally safe, and most have built-in safety features. Unfortunately, in rare cases, these batteries can overheat, catch fire, or explode.
Here is some basic safety information about lithium-ion batteries:
Overcharging - If a lithium-ion battery becomes overcharged, the battery can rupture, overheat, catch fire, or explode.
Hot and Cold Temperatures - Extreme cold and heat can affect a battery’s ability to charge properly. The battery should be in moderate temperature conditions before charging.
Impacts - Impacts that could cause dents or punctures in the battery may result in dangerous charging situations, including overheating, fire, or explosion.
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