UN3090, Lithium Metal Batteries / Cells – PI968 Section IA


Each battery /cell must be protected against a short circuit and placed in an inner packaging that 
completely encloses the battery /cell, then placed in a strong rigid outer packaging.
Cells and batteries must not be packed in the same outer packaging, or placed in an overpack with,   dangerous goods classified in Class 1 (except 1.4S), Division 2.1 (flammable gases), Class 3 (flammable  liquids), Division 4.1 (flammable solids) and Division 5.1 (oxidizers).
Maximum 35 kg net quantity of lithium batteries or cells per package. Cargo Aircraft Only (CAO)

Package test: Packing group II performance standards. UN specification packaging is required.
Passenger Aircraft:
Cargo Aircraft:
Max. net quantity per package: 35 kg

  • Shipper’s Declaration
  • Air Waybill
    • "Dangerous Goods as per associated DGD" or "Dangerous Goods as per associated Shipper's Declaration"
    • "Cargo Aircraft Only" or "COA"

Labeling and Marking:
  • Class 9 – Lithium batteries
  • Cargo Aircraft Only