Coming to Grips With E-Cigarette Battery Safety

If you read news reports about e-cigarettes, you could easily get the impression that e-cigarette battery fires and explosions are common. They’re not. In the history of the e-cigarette industry — an industry that’s now nearly 10 years old — there have been a few hundred e-cigarette battery fires. In contrast, tobacco cigarettes cause tens of thousands of fires per year. That being said, the lithium ion batteries used in consumer products such as e-cigarettes store much more power [...]

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