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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IDG surcharge: Yes.

JPY 7,260 per shipment or JPY 110 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.