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PRBA - The Rechargeable Battery Association Statement on Malaysian Air Flight MH370

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "PRBA shares the concerns about the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the passengers and its crew. Until it is determined what happened to the aircraft, it is premature to speculate about reasons for its disappearance. As of now, PRBA has not been informed by any federal or international transportation agency about any investigation of lithium batteries onboard the missing aircraft. A rush to judgment before any facts are presented that explain the disappearance of flight 370 is both irresponsible and unwarranted."

Please attribute the above statement to PRBA Executive Director George Kerchner

About PRBA

PRBA members power the consumer electronics revolution. We deliver a safe, efficient, and essential power source for portable electronic equipment such as notebook computers, cell phones, power tools, PDAs, and MP3 players, as well as hybrid and electric vehicles and containerized lithium ion battery stationary systems. PRBA members produce approximately 70 percent of the world's lithium ion cells and account for billions of dollars in annual worldwide sales. With more than 70 members, PRBA is widely recognized as the nation's authoritative source for information on rechargeable batteries. Visit PRBA online at www.PRBA.org.

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