UN 3480 Lithium ion batteries packing Instruction 965 - 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.

State of Charge (SoC) of the battery or cell must not exceed 30%.

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)

Passenger aircrafit:
Freight 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"

Package test

Packing group II performance standards. UN specification packaging is required.

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