UN3090, Lithium Metal Batteries / Cells – PI968 Section IB


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 2.5 kg net quantity of lithium batteries or cells per package Cargo Aircraft Only (CAO).

Package test: 1.2m drop test.
Passenger Aircraft:
Cargo Aircraft:
Max. net quantity per package: 2.5 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"

Package test

1.2m drop test

1. Labeling and Marking:
  • Klasse 9 – Lithium batteries
  • Cargo Aircraft Only
  • UN3480