Lithium batteries

Lithium batteries

Transport and Packaging Instructions

This manual is designed to provide a quick and effective guide to readers who needs to prepare a shipment of lithium cells and batteries, either new or waste, by road, maritime and air transport modes.

The manual is divided into two parts:

  • Part 1 is  summarizing the main regulation requirements for road, sea and air transport.
  • Part 2 contains  40 Summary Sheets where the different transport modes requirements are summarized in one page, with the appropriate packaging shipping documents, marks, and labels

On the opposite page, an illustration of the packaging instructions is offered to the reader and presented with illustrative examples to guide the reader.

The tool will be updated with the changes of the regulation by time.

The tool is now available thank to HYPER, RECHARGE (The European Association of Advanced Rechargeable Batteries), EUROBAT (Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers), EBRA (European battery recycling association) and EPBA (European Portable Battery Association).

The Author of the manual is Marco Ottaviani.

eBook Full Version 2020, is only available for members of RECHARGE, EUROBAT, EBRA AND EPBA with direct link from their website