Packing Instruction Type :

965 Section IA | UN3480

What you need to know to ship lithium batteries?


Required Documents

  • Shipper's Declaration required.

  • Ensure the FedEx air waybill indicates the following statements "Dangerous Goods as per attached Shipper's Declaration” and “Cargo Aircraft Only”.

  • Lithium ion cells must be offered for transport at a state of charge (SoC) not exceeding 30% of their rated capacity.

  • Lithium ion cells with a state of charge greater than 30% of their rated capacity may only be offered for transport, on cargo aircraft only, with the prior approval of the State of Origin and the State of the Operator under the written conditions established by those authorities.
     

Required Packaging and Labelling

  • UN specification packaging required (must meet Packing Group II standards).

  • Class 9 Lithium Battery Label (Figure 1) with a CAO Label (Figure 2) affixed on the same surface.
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Figure 1

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Figure 2


Surcharges

IDG surcharge: Yes.

HKD 516.00 per shipment or HKD 7.20 per kg, whichever is greater. A minimum billable weight may apply.

(*): The amount may varied based on the local billing currency

Other surcharges may be applied depend on your shipment’s requirements. Click here for further details.


Origins and Destinations

Customers can drop off shipments at FedEx Stations. Click here to find your nearest FedEx Stations.

Ship from Hong Kong

Origin locations Accepted
Hong Kong SAR, China Yes
Destination Locations Accepted
Australia All locations -
China All locations -
France All locations Yes
Germany All locations Yes
Guam All locations -
India1 All locations Yes
Indonesia All locations -
Japan All locations Yes
Malaysia All locations Yes
New Zealand All locations -
Philippines4 All locations -
Singapore All locations Yes
South Korea All locations Yes
Taiwan, China All locations Yes
Thailand6 All locations Yes
UAE All locations Yes
USA5 All locations Yes
Vietnam All locations -

Ship to Hong Kong

Destination locations Accepted
Hong Kong SAR, China Yes
Origin Locations Accepted
Australia All locations -
China All locations -
France All locations Yes
Germany All locations Yes
Guam All locations -
India1 All locations Yes
Indonesia2 All locations -
Japan3 All locations Yes
Malaysia All locations Yes
New Zealand All locations -
Philippines4 All locations Yes
Singapore All locations Yes
South Korea All locations Yes
Taiwan, China All locations Yes
Thailand All locations Yes
UAE All locations Yes
USA5 All locations Yes
Vietnam All locations -

1 India: Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore with Broker Select Option and Hold at Airport.

2 Indonesia: Only accept from Jakarta and Batam.

3 Japan: Only accept from Sanbu-Gun Shibayama-Machi only

4 Philippines: Service limited to BNQ (Pasay City), CUJ (Cavite), CYU (Clark), CYZ (Quezon City), LWA (Laguna), MNL (Manila), PAG (Pasig) and SFE (Subic) locations only.

5 ALASKA (USA):

  • Dangerous goods are prohibited to/from locations BRW and PUO in Anchorage, Alaska. This includes all Section II lithium battery shipments bearing the Lithium Battery Mark.

  • Dangerous goods are prohibited to/from locations Juneau (JNU), Ketchikan (KTN), and Sitka (SIT) however Section II lithium batteries bearing the Lithium Battery Mark without the CARGO AIRCRAFT ONLY label can be accepted to/from these locations.

HAWAII (USA):  Dangerous goods are prohibited to/from the Kalaupapa area of the island of Molokai however Section II lithium batteries bearing the Lithium Battery Mark without the CARGO AIRCRAFT ONLY label can be accepted to/from these locations.

6 Thailand: Lithium battery shipments to HHQX (Bangna, Samutprakarn), NAKA (Nakorn Ratchasima), HKTA (Phuket), CNXA (Chiang Mai) and LPTA (Lumpoon) must use “Broker Select Option” service only (no FedEx clearance and no FedEx delivery). Lithium battery shipments have a daily storage fee.