Packing Instruction Type :

965 Section IB | 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”.

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

    • after the packing instruction number, or

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

  • Lithium ion batteries 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

  • 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

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Figure 3


Surcharges

IDG surcharge: Yes.

PHP 3,366 per shipment or PHP 47 per kg, whichever is greater. A minimum billable weight may apply.

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

Other surcharges may apply depending on your shipping 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 Philippines

Origin locations Accepted
Pasay City Yes
Cavite Yes
Clark Yes
Quezon City Yes
Laguna Yes
Manila Yes
Pasig Yes
Subic Yes
Destination Locations Accepted
Australia All locations Yes
China1 Some locations* Yes
France All locations Yes
Germany All locations Yes
Guam All locations -
Hong
Kong SAR, China2
All locations Yes
India All locations Yes
Indonesia All locations -
Japan All locations Yes
Malaysia All locations Yes
New Zealand4 All locations -
Singapore All locations Yes
South
Korea5
All locations Yes
Taiwan, China All locations Yes
Thailand All locations Yes
UAE All locations Yes
USA6 All locations Yes
Vietnam7 Some locations* Yes

Ship to Philippines

Destination locations Accepted
Pasay City Yes
Cavite Yes
Clark Yes
Quezon City Yes
Laguna Yes
Manila Yes
Pasig Yes
Subic Yes
 Origin  Locations Accepted
Australia All locations Yes
China All locations -
France All locations Yes
Germany All locations Yes
Guam All locations -
Hong Kong SAR, China2 All locations Yes
India All locations Yes
Indonesia3 Some locations* Yes
Japan All locations Yes
Malaysia All locations Yes
New Zealand4 All locations -
Singapore All locations Yes
South Korea5 All locations Yes
Taiwan, China All locations Yes
Thailand All locations Yes
UAE All locations Yes
USA6 All locations Yes
Vietnam7 All locations Yes

1 China: Accepted on FedEx International Premium™ (IP1) and FedEx International Express Freight® (IXF) services only. Class 1-9 accepted to Shanghai (PVG) and Guangzhou (CAN), Class 2-9 accepted to Beijing (PEK), and Class 8-9 accepted to Shenzhen (SZX). Please attach completed paperwork including Shippers Declaration for Dangerous Goods (DGD), Dangerous Goods Acceptance Checklist, and air waybill copy.

2 Hong Kong: Accepted on FedEx International Priority® (IP), FedEx International Priority Freight® (IPF), FedEx International Economy® (IE) and FedEx International Economy Freight® (IEF) services only. Please note that economy dangerous goods service is only accepted from the US.

3 Indonesia: Only accept Class 9 dangerous goods from Jakarta (JKTA), Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLPA), Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGKA), Tunggul Wulung Airport (CXPA) and Batam (BTHA).

4 New Zealand: Accepted on FedEx International Priority® (IP) and FedEx International Priority Freight® (IPF) services only.

5 South Korea: Accepted on FedEx International Priority® (IP), FedEx International Priority Freight® (IPF), FedEx International Economy® (IE) and FedEx International Economy Freight® (IEF) services only. Please note that economy dangerous goods service is only accepted from the US.

6 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.

7 Vietnam: Accepted on FedEx International Priority Freight® (IPF) services only.

  • Accept on FedEx International Priority® (IP)/FedEx International Priority Freight® (IPF) Class 9 dangerous goods inbound and outbound to/from Ho Chi Minh City Airport (SGNA) and "D" cities of DADA only.

  • Accept on FedEx International Premium™ (IP1)/International Express Freight® (IXF) Classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9 inbound to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) and Hanoi (HAN) only.

* Contact Customer Service for details of cities where this commodity is accepted.