About Batteries & Battery Safety

As a courtesy to our members and the public, this section provides basic information on batteries, battery safety tips, battery market data, regulatory requirements on batteries (including UN testing), and a list of labs that conduct UN lithium battery testing.

Contact PRBA at 202.719.4978 if you have any questions regarding the information contained in this section.

In addition, the U.S. Department of Transportation provides useful safety information on traveling with batteries on their Safe Travel website, which can be found at: www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/hazmat_safety