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UN proposes limit lithium batteries SoC during transportation

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 10:21 -- Paul Crompton

Lithium-ion batteries should be limited to 30% state-of-charge (SoC) when being transported, a sub-committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe has proposed.

Higher SoC increases the potential thermal instability and decreases the safety of lithium-ion batteries, members of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) sub-committee of experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG) heard in December. 

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