Lithium Battery Regulations

Lithium Battery Legislation and Regulations

In 2009 new regulations were introduced for the transport of batteries or cells containing Lithium metal, Lithium -ion and Lithium Polymer. All products containing these batteries or cells with a Lithium content above specified thresholds are also covered by these regulations.

Lithium Battery Regulation for Air Transport

For air transport these are detailed in ICAO Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and the 54th Edition (2013) of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). IATA have issued a Guidance document.