Storage Guidelines for Lithium Cells
should be taken to ensure batteries are not exposed to a flammable environment.
Because batteries can release toxic material if crushed or broken open, large quantities should be stored in a remote
Batteries should be stored in a secure, cool, well ventilated,
Temperatures should be kept below 25oC.
To prevent performance problems, DO NOT STORE BATTERIES IN AREAS RECEIVING DIRECT
Batteries should be kept in original shipping containers
if possible. Do not store loosely.
Storage areas should
be clearly identified as a Lithium Battery storage area. The storage area should have access to a Class D fire extinguisher
or other extinguisher designed for metallic fires..