ACCC calls for crackdown to stop lithium battery fires

By Andrew Brown
Updated October 5 2023 - 3:35am, first published 3:30am
Fires and explosions caused by damaged or incorrectly used lithium-ion batteries are on the rise. (HANDOUT/FIRE AND RESCUE NSW)
Fires and explosions caused by damaged or incorrectly used lithium-ion batteries are on the rise. (HANDOUT/FIRE AND RESCUE NSW)

The consumer watchdog has urged the federal government to urgently improve how lithium-ion batteries are disposed of as the number of fires involving the product grows.

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