This is why it is dangerous to charge your Smartphone battery 1oo per centFeatured Articles, Lifestyle 00:00
.... catching fire.
Closer home, recently, a power bank that was bring charged exploded and reduced the top floor of a residential house in the up market Kileleshwa neighborhood to ashes.
According to Dr Jie Sun from the Institute of NBC Defence and Tsinghua University in China, who conducted the research, gases from these batteries cause irritations to the skin, eyes and nasal passages and are fatal.
The study adds that majority of consumers are unaware of the risks behind the lithium-ion battery used by millions world over.
The study also warned against the use of low quality or damaged chargers for smartphones
The Kenyan DAILY POST.