Safety certifications for iPhone batteries

This article describes the international safety standards that iPhone batteries meet.

All iPhone batteries are tested, certified, and in compliance with these international safety standards:

  • 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 and International Standard IEC/EN 60950: Cover the use of batteries in information-technology equipment.
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1725: Covers safety of lithium-ion batteries used in cellular devices.
  • International Standard IEC 62133: Covers secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other nonacid electrolytes.

These standards meet the safety and testing criteria in the FAA Advisory Circular AC 120-76C regarding the airworthiness and use of portable electronic flight bags.

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