E T X S E R I E S L I T H I U M B A T T E R I E S
The ETX Lithium battery was tested to the following safety regulations as outlined in:
CE — EU consumer safety, health and environmental regulations. Signifies
conformity with EMC directive (2004/108/EC)
These standards set the level of safety required for lithium batteries. The standard addresses
normal and abnormal operating conditions.
Lithium batteries have special requirements for transportation (shipping) per UN 38.3 and
Title (part) 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations or CFR’s. Title 49 CFR Sections 100-185
of the U.S. Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
The following table describes the terminology used in this document.
Amp-Hour is a unit of measure of charge that can be stored in a
The Battery Management System refers to the collection of
electronics responsible for monitoring and controlling the cell charge
level, providing over charge protection and over discharge protection
A single encased electrochemical unit (one positive and one negative
electrode) which exhibits a voltage differential across two terminals.
Original Equipment Manufacturer
International Electro-technical Commissionon safety standards.