Packing Instruction Type :

970 Section II | UN3091

What you need to know to ship lithium batteries?


Required Documents

  • Shipper’s Declaration not required.

  • For packages bearing the Lithium Battery Mark, the statement “Lithium metal batteries in compliance with Section II of PI970” must be indicated on the FedEx air waybill. This statement is not required on the air waybill for packages that do not require the Lithium Battery Mark.

Required Packaging and Labelling

  • Strong rigid outer packaging.

  • Completed Lithium Battery Mark (Figure 1):

    • This requirement does not apply to packages containing only button cell batteries installed in equipment (including circuit boards) or:
    • consignments of two packages or less where each package contains no more than four cells or two batteries installed in equipment.

 

If four cells or two batteries
per package, or less

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If more than four cells or two batteries per package

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Figure 1

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


Surcharges

IDG surcharge: No surcharge

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 World Service Center® locations. Click here to find your nearest FedEx World Service Centre®.

Ship from South Korea

Origin locations Accepted
South Korea Yes
Destination Locations Accepted
Australia All locations Yes
China All locations Yes
France All locations Yes
Germany All locations Yes
Guam All locations Yes
Hong Kong SAR, China All locations Yes
India All locations Yes
Indonesia All locations Yes
Japan All locations Yes
Malaysia All locations Yes
New Zealand All locations Yes
Philippines1 All locations Yes
Singapore All locations Yes
Taiwan, China All locations Yes
Thailand2 All locations Yes
UAE All locations Yes
USA3 All locations Yes
Vietnam All locations Yes

Ship to South Korea

Destination locations Accepted
South Korea Yes
Origin Locations Accepted
Australia All locations Yes
China All locations Yes
France All locations Yes
Germany All locations Yes
Guam All locations Yes
Hong Kong SAR, China All locations Yes
India All locations Yes
Indonesia All locations Yes
Japan All locations Yes
Malaysia All locations Yes
New Zealand All locations Yes
Philippines All locations Yes
Singapore All locations Yes
Taiwan, China All locations Yes
Thailand All locations Yes
UAE All locations Yes
USA3 All locations Yes
Vietnam All locations Yes

1 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.

2 Thailand: Lithium battery shipment to locations 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.

3 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.