The improvement of battery technologies in the last decade paved the way for cordless household appliances which are now in high demand by consumers. However, without appropriate safety measures in place, the lightweight (chargeable or non-rechargeable) batteries which power these appliances can present risks when they are damaged, overcharged, short-circuited, or exposed to extreme environmental conditions.

IEC 60335-1 Edition 6 addresses these issues by introducing new and revised requirements for battery operated appliances. Please fill out the form below to download our webinar that highlights new and updated safety requirements.