From Friday, the 1st of April 2022, the Excepted versions are no longer available for loose cells/batteries, according to Section II of their packing instruction in Air (ICAO/IATA).
Specifically, it concerns:
- UN 3480, lithium-ion batteries, cell ≤ 20WH Excepted, battery ≤ 100 WH excepted, and;
- UN 3090, lithium metal batteries, cell < 1G Excepted, battery < 2G excepted.
Of course, the DGOffice solutions are updated as well.
Ship lithium batteries the correct way
As there are many variants and regulations for lithium batteries, we have created an overview for you. This helps to quickly find the right variant and related information on packing, quantities and more.
Click here for more information and the overview.