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Copyright © www.batteriestransport.org 155 2.4.2 CELLS AND BATTERIES DAMAGED & DEFECTIVE Liable to dangerously react during transport Practical example of packaging, marking and labelling of packages containing cells and batteries Damaged or Defective Liable to dangerously react during transport. Special packaging with additional performance requirements that shall be verified by a test as specified by the competent authority. In case of rapid disassembly, dangerous reaction, production of a flame or a dangerous evolution of heat or a dangerous emission of toxic, corrosive or flammable gases or vapours of the battery a. The outside surface temperature of the completed package shall not have a temperature of more than 100 °C. A momentary spike in temperature up to 200 °C is acceptable; b. No flame shall occur outside the package; c. No projectiles shall exit the package; d. The structural integrity of the package shall be maintained; and e. Packagings and large packagings shall have a gas management system (e.g. filter system, air circulation, containment for gas, gas tight packaging etc.), as appropriate. UN 3480 DAMAGED/DEFECTIVE LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES TTERIES