Copyright © www.batteriestransport.org 122 2.2.6_II LITHIUM ION BATTERIES PACKED WITH EQUIPMENT (incl. Li-ion polymer batteries) Small batteries excepted UN 3481 Application Lithium ion batteries packed with equipment with a Watt-hour rating not exceeding 100 Wh/battery “Equipment” means apparatus requiring the lithium batteries with which it is packed for its operation. UN No., Proper Shipping Name UN 3481, LITHIUM ION BATTERIES PACKED WITH EQUIPMENT 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 Aircraft Cargo Exemption conditions SP 188 SP 188 PI 966 section II Batteries must be protected against short circuit. This includes protection against contact with conductive materials within the same packaging that could lead to a short circuit. Equipment and packed Batteries must be packed in strong outer packagings Packaging Drums, Jerricans, Boxes; not required approved packaging. Use strong outer packaging, it 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 Two possible solutions, lithium ion batteries must: • be placed in inner packagings that completely enclose the battery, then placed in a strong outer packaging; or • be placed in inner packagings that completely enclose the battery, then placed with equipment in a strong outer packaging The equipment must be secured against movement within the outer packaging. Quantity limit of Batteries/package No limit No limit the minimum number required to power the equipment plus 2 spares. Weight limit per package No limit No limit 5 kg Net 5 kg Net Marking and Labelling of Packages Minimum dimensions: 100 × 100 mm Where the packages are of dimensions such that they can only bear smaller labels the label dimensions may be reduced to 100 mm × 70 mm Overpack OVERPACK + same labels as above OVERPACK + same labels as above OVERPACK + same labels as above OVERPACK + same labels as above Provision: see § 1.9.4 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 966” 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.