Copyright © www.batteriestransport.org 70 2.1.4_II LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES (including lithium alloy batteries) Small batteries excepted UN 3090 Applies to: Lithiummetal batteries with a lithium metal content not exceeding 2 g/battery IATA Only Lithiummetal batteries with a lithium metal content not exceeding 2 g/battery conforming to the following: • lithium metal batteries with a lithiummetal content Li ≤ 0.3 g/battery not exceeding 2.5 kg net quantity per package; • lithium metal batteries with a lithiummetal content 0.3 < Li ≤ 2.0 g/battery not exceeding 2 batteries per package. UN No., Proper Shipping Name UN 3090, LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES Class 9 Small excepted Packing Group Not assigned Hazard Label Not required Prerequisite Batteries shall meet the General Requirements of § 1.3 in particular the test requirements Transport mode ADR IMDG IATA Passenger Aircraft Cargo Exemption conditions SP 188 SP 188 PI 968 section II Batteries shall 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 shall be packed in inner packagings that completely enclose the battery. The inner packagings shall be packed in strong outer packagings Packaging Drums, Jerricans, Boxes; not required approved packaging. Each package shall 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 0.3 < Li ≤ 2.0 g/battery Weight limit 30 kg Gross 30 kg Gross 2.5 kg Net if Li ≤ 0.3 g/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 1package 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 metal batteries in compliance with Section II of PI 968” 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.