Is this a true statement?

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"LiPo 4 cells are very stable, do not catch on fire, do not become unstable, contain no heavy metals, can be disposed of in the regular trash and pose no environmental hazards."

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Re: Is this a true statement?

the does not catch fire part isn't true.

you very much can make them catch fire, it just happens to be harder to do than to get say a Li-Co battery to catch fire (activation energy is higher).

the rest of it is true.

Matt

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