iPad: Battery safety certifications

Learn about battery safety certifications for iPad.

iPad features an advanced lithium polymer battery that provides up to ten hours of use*. In addition to providing hours of use, the iPad battery has been designed to meet international safety certification standards. All iPad batteries are tested, certified, and in compliance with the standards listed below. These standards meet the safety and testing criteria set forth in the FAA Advisory Circular AC 120-76D regarding the airworthiness and use of portable electronic flight bags.

  • United Nations (UN) Transport Regulations UN38.3: Covers battery safety during air transport.
  • Underwriters Laboratory (UL) 2054: Covers safety of lithium-ion batteries in general use; UL 60950-1 covers the use of batteries in information technology equipment.
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1725: Covers safety of lithium-ion battery packs in general use.

* Battery life varies by use and configuration.

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