Copyright © www.batteriestransport.org 110 2.2.4_II LITHIUM ION BATTERIES (including lithium ion polymer batteries) Small batteries excepted UN 3480 Applies to: Lithium ion batteries with a Watt-hour rating not exceeding 100 Wh/battery IATA Only Lithium ion batteries with a Watt-hour rating not exceeding 100 Wh/battery conforming to the following: • lithium ion batteries with a Watt-hour rating ≤ 2.7 Wh/battery not exceeding 2.5 kg net quantity per package; • lithium ion batteries with a Watt-hour rating 2.7 < Wh ≤ 100 per battery not exceeding 2 batteries per package. UN No., Proper Shipping Name UN 3480, LITHIUM ION BATTERIES Class 9 Small excepted Packing Group Not assigned Hazard Label Not required Prerequisite • Batteries must meet the General Requirements of § 1.3 in particular the test requirements Specific Requirements • The Watt-hour rating must be marked on the outside of the battery case except those manufactured before 1 January 2009. Transport mode ADR IMDG IATA Passenger Airctraft Cargo Packing Instructions SP 188 SP 188 PI 965 section II Forbidden State of Charge (SoC) ≤ 30 % of their rated design capacity Exemption conditions Batteries must be protected so as to prevent short circuits, including protection against contact with conductive materials within the same packaging that could lead to a short circuit. Batteries must be packed in inner packagings that completely enclose the battery. The inner packagings must be packed in strong outer packagings Packaging Drums, Jerricans, Boxes; not required approved packaging. Each package must be capable of withstanding a 1.2 m drop test in any orientation without damage to batteries contained therein, without shifting of the contents so as to allow battery to battery contact and without release of contents • Packages and overpacks containing lithiumbatteries must be offered to the operator separately from the goods in the consolidation that are not subject to IATA Regulations • Packages and overpacks in consolidations must not be loaded into a unit load device before being offered to the operator. • Not more than 1 package in any single consignment. • Restriction: must not be packed in the same outer packaging with other dangerous goods. Quantity limit Batteries/package No limit No limit Forbidden 2 batteries if Watt-hour rating 2.7 < Wh ≤ 100 per battery Weight limit Batteries/package 30 kg Gross 30 kg Gross 2.5 kg Net if Watt-hour rating ≤ 2.7 Wh/battery Marking and Labelling of Packages Minimum dimensions: 100 × 100 mm For small packages reduced to 100 mm × 70 mm Minimum dimensions: 100 × 100 mm For small packages reduced to 100 mm × 70 mm Minimum dimensions: 120 × 110 mm Overpack OVERPACK + same labels as above OVERPACK + same labels as above OVERPACK + same labels as above Not more than 1 package may be placed into an overpack. Documents Transport document is not required MDGF is not required Shipper’s declaration is not required; The words “Lithium ion batteries in compliance with Section II of PI 965” and Cargo Aircraft Only” or “CAO” must be included in “Nature and Quantity of Goods” box of the air waybill. Instructions to personnel Any person preparing or offering batteries for transport must receive adequate instruction on these requirements commensurate with their responsibilities.