IATA Lithium Battery Shipping Guidelines 2018, Download

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Lithium batteries have become the preferred energy source to power a wide variety of consumer goods ranging from mobile phones to children’s toys to e-bikes. Though widely used, most people are not aware that lithium batteries are dangerous goods which require special consideration and can pose a safety risk if not prepared and transported in compliance with the transport regulations. The transport regulations applicable to lithium batteries can be difficult to navigate for companies and individuals who are not familiar with dangerous goods in general. As there are different parties involved in the transport of lithium batteries from manufacturers, technicians and engineers to battery assemblers and consumer electronics retailers, IATA has created these guidelines to assist shippers of lithium batteries and equipment containing lithium batteries in meeting their safety obligations. What's included: The LBSG includes everything you need to safely and efficiently prepare lithium battery shipments in compliance with international air transport regulations. The LBSG includes animated packing examples, sample checklists, examples of marking and labeling of packages, and example of completed documentation for the different packaging scenarios. Customized Features •Tabs – Open the manual in a new tab to create customized versions with favorites, mark ups such as annotations and highlights or simply to open in a dedicated section •Favorites – Bookmark frequently referenced passages and sections for quick and easy access •Annotations – Mark up the manual with your own comments to customize the LBSG to your unique processes •Navigation – With many links to chapters within the document you can reference related content with just the click of a button Though designed specifically with manufacturers and shippers of lithium batteries and lithium battery powered equipment in mind, the LBSG can equally be used by freight forwarders to assist them in discussions with their customers.
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Format Unit Of Measure 1
Country Of Origin CA
Manufacturer Number 9678-59
Manufacturer Name International Air Transport Association
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UNSPSC Code 55101516
Weight 0.25 lbs