Accession Number : ADA526335


Title :   Technical Manual for Batteries, Navy Lithium Safety Program Responsibilities and Procedures


Corporate Author : NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND WASHINGTON DC


Report Date : 19 AUG 2004


Pagination or Media Count : 52


Abstract : This manual applies to all Navy and Marine Corps activities and all lithium battery powered devices intended for use or transportation on Navy facilities, submarines, ships, vessels and aircraft. Material to which this manual applies includes all primary (nonrechargeable) and secondary (rechargeable), active, thermal and reserve lithium batteries, including "lithium ion" batteries and all equipment powered by lithium electrochemical power source(s) through all phases of the life of such systems. The purpose of this manual is to establish safety guidelines for the selection, design, testing, evaluation, use, packaging, storage, transportation and disposal of lithium batteries.


Descriptors :   *LITHIUM BATTERIES , *SAFETY , STORAGE , MARINE CORPS , USER MANUALS , NAVY


Subject Categories : ELECTROCHEMICAL ENERGY STORAGE
      SAFETY ENGINEERING


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE