Lithium battery regulations


Ever since the 2009 editions of RID/ADR/ADN and ICAO technical instructions, demand for information about Lithium battery hazards has been high. This was particularly the case with respect to manufacturers and shippers, who the regulations affected. The regulations introduced a reclassification and separate UN numbers for Lithium metal batteries (non-rechargeable) and Lithium-ion batteries (rechargeable), new packing instructions and new requirements for transport. The 2013 edition of the ICAO technical instructions and related IATA Dangerous Good Regulations went further.

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