Battery Information Center

Battery Technical Information
Battery Safety
  • Risk Factors:  All battery chemistries can cause fire, explosion and severe burns if used improperly.  Do not mix battery types, crush or modify.
  • Lithium Ion:   Do not connect different lot codes together in the same circuit. Do not remove safety circuitry.
  • Lithium:Do not mix used and fresh lots.  Do not recharge or expose to water. Do not solder directly to cells. Lithium primary batteries cannot be shipped on passenger aircraft.For California shipments only: “CR” type lithium cells contain perchlorate material. The following statement may be needed on the package - “Perchlorate Material-special handling may apply, see” 
  • Lead-Acid:  Battery posts, terminals, compounds, and related accessories may contain lead. Wash hands after handling. For California shipments only-Contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm.
  • Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) and Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH):  For California shipments only- Contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer. NiCd is also known to the state of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
  • Regulatory & Compliance
Lunch & Learn

Need more battery knowledge? Want to know the latest in battery technology?

At PTI, we have designed a Lunch & Learn battery training program where our experienced battery pack design and development engineers will bring our battery training to you.

We will bring lunch and help your engineering team navigate through new battery technologies and troubleshoot new battery pack development.  

 A training dedicated to you and a sounding board just for you.

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Our customers' development teams have found our Lunch & Learn program to be a great enhancement to their product development initiatives.

Let us know when you want to Lunch and Learn with PTI. We are ready when you are.

Why wait when lunch is on us? 

It is likely that you may find a better approach in designing and powering your innovations.