UN3480, Lithium Ion batteries/Cells – PI965 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%.

Passenger aircraft:

Freight aircraft:
Max. net quantity per package: 35 kg.

“The maximum net quantity” is the weight of the batteries/cells inside of 1 package excluding the equipment.

  • Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods
  • Air Waybill statements
    • "Dangerous goods as per associated DGD” or “Dangerous goods as per associated Shipper’s declaration” In the box “Handling information” 
    • "Dangerous goods as per associated DGD - CAO” or “Dangerous goods as per associated Shipper’s declaration - CAO” In the box “Handling information” (Only when CAO has been chosen)
Labeling and Marking:
  • Klasse 9 – Lithium batteries
  • Cargo Aircraft Only