By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) – The U.N. aviation agency on Monday prohibited shipments of lithium-ion batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft, following concerns by pilots and plane makers that they are a fire risk. Lithium metal batteries, which are used in watches, have already been banned on passenger planes globally. Lithium metal batteries, used in watches, are not rechargable while lithium-ion batteries, used in cell phones and laptops, can be recharged.
Quoted from U.N. agency bans lithium-ion batteries on passenger aircraft on Gadgets News Headlines – Yahoo! News
The U.N. aviation agency on Monday prohibited shipments of lithium-ion batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft, following concerns by pilots and plane makers that they are a fire risk. Lithium metal batteries, which are used Specialized agencies are autonomous organizations working with the United Nations and each other through the co-ordinating machinery of the United Nations Economic and Social Council at the intergovernmental level, and through the Chief Executives Board Informati. In 1999, the two members, who are both from the top universities in Korea, formed UN but it wasn't until June 2000 that they released their first album.. In September 2005, 5 years after Tags: band, wikipedia, Funds, Programmes, Specialized Agencies and The UN system, also known unofficially as the 'UN family', is made up of the UN itself and many programmes, funds, and specialized agencies, all with their own leadership and budget. The United Natis System csists of the United Natis, and the six principal organs of the United Natis: the General Assembly, Security Council, Ecomic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Trusteeship Council, Internatial Court of Justice (ICJ),