Packing Instruction Type :

968 Section IB | UN3090

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”.

  • Shipper must be on the Section I (IA/IB) preapproval list (FX-05B):

    • How to obtain pre-approval:
      Click on this link.

  • The letters “IB” must be entered on the Shipper's Declaration either:

    • after the packing instruction number, or

    • in the authorization column.

Required Packaging and Labelling

  • Strong rigid outer packaging.

  • Completed Lithium Battery Mark (Figure 1) with a CAO Label (Figure 3) on the same surface with Class 9 Lithium Battery Label (Figure 2).
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Figure 1

Shipper must complete battery type – UN number (*) and phone number (**) portions of label

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Figure 2


Figure 3


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.