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Reguations about shipping Lithium Batteries Safely


IATA/ICAO Updates

Special Provision for 2015 IATA 56TH Edition

  • A88 for Prototype or low production (Page 6 & Page 22 (R.))
  • A89 for Maximum net weight of lithium batteries per package for Cargo Aircraft >35 KG (Page 7)
  • A154 for returned defective battery (Page 7)
  • A201 for lithium metal batteries on passenger aircraft, need exemption. (Page 7)

Transport within Passenger Baggage (Page 12-15)


Carrier's Shipping requirement for Lithium Batteries

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DOT (PHMSA) Updates

  • 49 CFR 173.185 - as of Jan 28, 2015
  • Proper Shipping Names
    • UN 3480, Lithium Ion Batteries
    • UN 3481, Lithium Ion Batteries packed with equipment
    • UN 3481, Lithium Ion Batteries contained in equipment
    • UN 3090, Lithium Metal Batteries
    • UN 3091, Lithium Metal Batteries packed with equipment
    • UN 3091, Lithium Metal Batteries contained in equipment

Ship Prototypes of Lithium batteries

  • 173.185(e) - Must be shipped by ground as Class 9
  • A55 Cargo aircraft under approval. (The lead time for approval is around 3-6 months. Customer can contact PHMSA for shipping approval by air) (DOT)

Low Production Runs

  • 173.185(e) low production runs of not more than 100pcs, must be shipped by ground as Class 9, Packing Group I packaging. Applies to small batteries.
  • A88 Cargo aircraft under approval (The lead time for approval is around 3-6 months. Customer can contact PHMSA for shipping approval by air)

Damaged, defective or recalled Cells or Batteries



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UN 38.3 Safety Test

We own a national standard UN38.3 testing lab. We can provide UN38.3 test service to our customer.

If you want to set up your own lab, we also provide UN38.3 & IEC62133 equipments and onsite training. Email us for the quote and lead time.
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Thermal Abuse Test for IEC62133
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Lithium Battery Shipping Regulation
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Show & Conference
32nd International Battery Exhibit, Mar.9-12,2015, Florida, Booth #209
The Battery Show 2014, Sept. 16-18, 2014, Novi, Michigan, Booth# B1544
Energy Mobility 2014, booth#126, Apr 29-30, 2014, San Diego, CA
Lithium Battery Power 2013, Nov 12-15, 2013, San Diego, CA
The Battery Show 2013, Sept. 17-19, 2013, Novi, Michigan
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