The latest requirements for selling new energy batteries on the Amazon platform

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1. Current situation

In early January of this year, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning reminding consumers not to purchase specific types of bulk lithium-ion batteries used in e-cigarettes, flashlights, and toys, as this could lead to risks such as fire. Therefore, online platforms such as Amazon have also introduced policies to sell off shelf bulk batteries and tighten the certification and recognition requirements for electronic products


2. Differences in applicable regulations

1) Lithium battery:

Applicable to UL1642/UL2054 standard


2) Power Bank:

Applicable to UL2056/UL2738/UL62368 standards

Applicable standard: UL2056 (additional requirements for wireless part: UL2738 or UL62368)

Scope of application: Its input and output voltage does not exceed 20 Vdc. Mobile power supplies mostly concentrated in luggage, hand bags, and other products (only detachable)


3) Consumer electronics products and their external power sources:

Applicable to UL62368-1 standard

UL 62368-1 is applicable to the safety of electrical and electronic equipment with a rated voltage not exceeding 600V in the fields of audio, video, information and communication technology, business, and office machinery; And an external power supply scheduled to supply power to products within the scope of UL 62368-1.

(The following table does not include all devices, so unlisted devices may not necessarily fall within the scope of UL62368-1)



4) Light electric vehicles and their batteries:

Applicable to UL2272/UL2849/UL2272 standards


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3. Kind reminder:

As a third-party testing laboratory, Youruite Testing reminds customers to always pay attention to the relevant regulations of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in the United States and keep abreast of the latest UL standards related to batteries used in consumer electronic products. Youruite can provide one-stop testing and certification services for manufacturers and traders related to the battery industry, to avoid the issue of battery products being taken off the shelves when sold globally.