In Light of Recent Lithium-Ion Battery Fires, ZPower Reiterates Safety of Silver-Zinc Chemistry

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ZPower silver-zinc, rechargeable hearing aid batteries are non-flammable and safe to wear on the body.

ZPower Silver Zinc Battery

ZPower silver zinc batteries are non-flammable and non-toxic.

We want to take this opportunity to make absolutely clear the distinction between our battery technology, which is water-based and non-flammable, and other battery technologies, such as lithium ion, which have the potential to explode or catch fire.

In light of a massive September 1, 2016, cell phone recall, which was necessitated by the explosion of thirty-five lithium-ion cell phone batteries, ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc miniature batteries, wants to remind its customers that ZPower batteries are 100% non-flammable and non-toxic. They are one of the safest options on the market for wearables and medical device technologies.

“In devices such as hearing aids, which are worn on the body, safety is everything. Our silver-zinc chemistry is inherently stable and safe,” said ZPower Vice President of Business Development Barry Freeman, Ph.D. “We want to take this opportunity to make absolutely clear the distinction between our battery technology, which is water-based and non-flammable, and other battery technologies, such as lithium ion, which have the potential to explode or catch fire.”

Due to its high energy density, silver-zinc battery chemistry has been used by NASA and the military for decades. Through twenty years of patent-protected research, ZPower has harnessed this energy into a rechargeable battery solution for hearing aids and other small electronics, wearables and medical devices. As one of the safest battery technologies available, ZPower batteries are perfect for applications requiring long-lasting power, rechargeability, flexibility and safety.

To learn more about ZPower, please visit http://www.zpowerbattery.com. To learn more about the ZPower Rechargeable System for Hearing Aids, please visit http://www.zpowerhearing.com.

About ZPower, LLC: ZPower is a leader in the development of rechargeable, silver-zinc batteries for miniature battery applications. Its headquarters and manufacturing facility are in Camarillo, Calif. The company provides a total solution for hearing instrument manufacturers, including advanced silver-zinc battery technology and charger design support. The ZPower solution simplifies new product development and speeds time-to-market. For end users, ZPower batteries deliver unmatched performance and improved user experience, and they’re better for the environment. For more information, visit http://www.zpowerbattery.com.

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