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Standard 2054, Edition 2

Standard for Household and Commercial Batteries

UL CSDS Proposal
Standard 2054, Edition 2 Edition Date: November 04, 2008
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Subject 2054

Bulletin Dated: November 4, 2008


The following changes in requirements to the Standard for Household and Commercial Batteries, UL 2054, are being proposed:

1. Replace "Component Cell" with "Cell" Throughout the Standard

2. Deletion of "User Replaceable" for Secondary Lithium Cells

3. Addition of the Definition for "Enclosure" to the Glossary; Revision to the Definition of "Casing" for Clarification

4. Battery Construction

5. Editorial Changes for 6.3

6. Short-Circuit Test

7. Abnormal Charging Test

8. Abusive Overcharge Test

9. Forced-Discharge Test

10. Clarification of Limited Power

11. Addition of Battery Pack Component Temperature Test as New Section 13A and Addition of Battery Pack Surface Temperature Test as New Section 13B

12. Criteria for Crush Test

13. Conversion to SI Units and Inclusion of Tolerances

14. Tests to Evaluate Battery Pack Metallic Enclosures

15. Battery Enclosure Tests

16. Mold Stress Release Test

17. Drop Impact Testing for Low Temperatures

18. Battery Storage Temperature

19. Marking and Instructions

20. New Section 26 for Markings and Instructions for Secondary Lithium Battery Packs

21. Addition of Appendix A

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