There are always a lot of questions about achieving compliance to the appropriate safety standards for small format batteries in the US and globally. At the Battery Power 2014 conference in Denver, John Copeland presented on this topic and covered the 3 main standards that apply to small format Li Ion batteries. This presentation was turned into an article for the Fall edition of Battery Power Magazine and you can read it here. Or if you would like to download a copy of the presentation you can do that here. The article and presentation offer insight into achieving compliance to UL 2054, UN 38.3 and IEC 62133:2012 (second edition) by comparing the 3 standards in detail.