ebook Lithium Batteries 2023

Copyright © www.batteriestransport.org 130 WASTE LITHIUM ION CELLS & BATTERIES (including lithium ion polymer cells and batteries) Fully regulated_P903 UN 3480 WASTE Applies to: Waste Lithium ion cells with a Watt-hour rating in excess of 20 Wh/cell Waste Lithium ion batteries with a Watt-hour rating in excess of 100 Wh/battery Note: waste cells and batteries transported as new one. UN No., Proper Shipping Name UN 3480, LITHIUM ION BATTERIES Class 9 Packing Group n/a Hazard Label • Labels must be in the form of a square set at an angle of 45° (diamond-shaped) with minimum dimensions of 100 mm by 100 mm; except for air transport mode, labels dimensions may be reduced in the case of packages of such dimensions that they can only bear smaller labels. • They must have a line 5 mm inside the edge and running parallel with it. Prerequisite • Cells must meet the General Requirements Specific Requirements • Each battery incorporates a safety venting device or is designed to preclude a violent rupture under normal conditions of carriage; • Each battery is equipped with an effective means of preventing external short circuits • Each battery containing cells or series of cells connected in parallel must be equipped with an effective means, as necessary, to prevent dangerous reverse current flow (e.g. diodes, fuses). • Batteries manufactured after 31 December 2011 must be marked with the Wh rating on the outside case. Transport mode ADR IMDG IATA Waste batteries and batteries being shipped for recycling or disposal are prohibited from air transport unless approved by the appropriate national authority of the State of Origin and the State of the Operator. P903 P903 Packing instructions • Cells and batteries must be protected against short circuit, including protection against contact with conductive materials within the same packaging which could cause a short circuit. • Cells and batteries must be packed so that are protected against damage caused by the movement or placement of cells and batteries within the packaging • Use only approved packaging conforming to Packing Group II performance level. Approved packagings Drums (1A2, 1B2, 1N2, 1H2, 1D, 1G); Boxes (4A, 4B, 4N, 4C1, 4C2, 4D, 4F, 4G, 4H1, 4H2) Jerricans (3A2, 3B2, 3H2). batteries ≥ 12 kg (gross) with a strong, impact resistant outer casing Not required UN approved packagings for batteries, or assemblies of such batteries, when packed in strong outer packagings or protective enclosures (i.g. fully enclosed or wooden slatted crates) Allowed transport on Pallets or other handling devices Batteries must be secured to prevent inadvertent movement, and the terminals must not support the weight of other superimposed elements Weight limit No limit No limit Tunnel code (E) - Transport cat. 2 - Exemptions chapter limit ≤ 333 kg Net - Marking and Labelling of Packages UN 3480 UN 3480 LITHIUM ION BATTERIES Overpack OVERPACK + same labels as above OVERPACK + same labels as above Documents Transport document MDGF