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Smith College Lithium-ion Battery Policy

Due to safety concerns following reported fires, Smith College prohibits the use, possession or storage of e-bikes, hoverboards and similar devices containing lithium-ion batteries from campus buildings. Charging a lithium-ion powered vehicle in any campus building is strictly prohibited.

Lithium-ion batteries are used in a variety of products. Please visit the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) website for additional consumer safety information on lithium-ion batteries.