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U.S. safety board wants to strengthen air transport rules for prototype lithium batteries

June 8, 2020

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Monday urged strengthening air cargo shipping requirements for prototype and low-production lithium-ion batteries after a 2016 FedEx delivery truck fire in Canada.

NTSB official Robert J. Hall said existing rules pose a “danger to all those involved in the transportation of these batteries, on the ground and in the air.”

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