ANSI C18.2M Part 1
American National Standard for Portable Rechargeable cells and Batteries - General and Specifications
This publication applies to portable rechargeable, or secondary, cells and batteries based on the following electrochemical systems: a) Nickel-Cadmium b) Nickel-metal hydride c) Lithium-ion. Section 1 of this standard contains general information and all standardized performance and mechanical tests upon which all the specifications in Section 2 are based. Section 2 specification sheets list those tests and requirements described herein that are required for each battery. Not all tests in Section 1 are necessarily required on every specification sheet. Part 2 of this standards describes all safety tests and requirements.