Batteries for medical electrical equipment must comply with essential safety, performance, and transportation requirements. Element’s battery safety testing services help to ensure the integrity of your products in both home and professional healthcare settings as well as their compliance with international regulations.
Batteries are subjected to electrical, mechanical, environmental, fire exposure, and performance testing. These battery safety testing services guarantee batteries are designed and constructed so they will not explode or catch fire during their intended use or reasonably foreseeable misuse.
Our battery safety testing services for medical devices
As a ISO 17025 accredited testing laboratory, Element offers battery testing to determine the safety, reliability, and performance of lithium-ion and nickel-metal hydride batteries used in medical electrical equipment.
We work with manufacturers of medical devices that incorporate rechargeable lithium batteries to identify compliant batteries for both hospital and home use and provide medical device battery testing and reporting through the IECEE safety scheme.
IECEE CB Scheme and Approvals
As a National Certification Body (NCB), Element can test your products under the IECEE CB Scheme and provide internationally recognized certificates based on testing from any associated CB scheme laboratories (CBTL). Our expert teams in the EU and US help your products achieve a faster route to compliance and quicker global market access.
For more information about our battery safety testing for medical devices or to request a quote, contact our experts today.
Battery Safety Testing Methods
Some of the battery safety testing methods we offer for medical devices are:
- Abnormal charge
- Temperature cycling
- Low pressure (altitude simulation)
Fire Exposure Testing
Standards We Test To
We provide the relevant testing and certification services for batteries that power medical devices to the following standards:
International Electrotechnical Commission
IEC 62133, IEC 60601-1, IEC 60601-1-11
UL 1642, UL 2054
Additional Battery Testing Services
Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Battery Testing
We perform validation testing on Li-ion and Ni-MH battery cells, modules, ultracapacitors and packs to ensure the safety and performance of your products.
Automotive Battery Testing
Find out more about Element's comprehensive battery testing in accordance with UN 38.3, UL 2580, IEC 60095, ECE R100, and more to help you bring safe, quality, and compliance products to market.
Element is one of the largest independent EMC testing company's in the world. Find out about our comprehensive testing capabilities in the UK and USA.
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