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Shipping Lithium Batteries Shipping Lithium Batteries

17th April 2013

Electronic goods powered by Lithium Batteries are affected by the new 2013 IATA regulations, regardless of whether they are rechargeable (Lithium Ion) or non-rechargeable (Lithium Metal). These regulations apply when:

The IATA regulations governing the shipping of Lithium Batteries have been tightened and airlines subsequently have to enforce these regulations more rigorously.

Please note that the safe transportation of such contents by air and the full compliance to IATA regulations is the legal responsibility of the Shipper.

In view of this, IATA has produced a guide to help Shippers understand and comply with the regulations.  Lithium Batteries

Furthermore, any company or person identified as the shipper on the GEM waybill is legally responsible to ensure that they are compliant in every way of the revised IATA regulations. This responsibility extends even if the shipment containing the Lithium Batteries does not actually belong to or was made by the person, company or entity identified on the waybill.

GEM is unable to accept packages for shipping under category Section IB lithium [ion or metal] batteries.

 Important Disclaimer:

The guidance notes do not replace any Dangerous Goods regulations required in the preparation of shipping Lithium Batteries.

GEM will not be held responsible for the accuracy of the information contained herewith.

IATA Lithium Battery Guidance

Excepted Lithium Batteries – Transport DocumentElectronic goods powered by Lithium Batteries are affected by the new 2013 IATA regulations, regardless of whether they are rechargeable (Lithium Ion) or non-rechargeable (Lithium Metal). These regulations apply when:

The IATA regulations governing the shipping of Lithium Batteries have been tightened and airlines subsequently have to enforce these regulations more rigorously.

Please note that the safe transportation of such contents by air and the full compliance to IATA regulations is the legal responsibility of the Shipper.

In view of this, IATA has produced a guide to help Shippers understand and comply with the regulations.  Lithium Batteries

Furthermore, any company or person identified as the shipper on the GEM waybill is legally responsible to ensure that they are compliant in every way of the revised IATA regulations. This responsibility extends even if the shipment containing the Lithium Batteries does not actually belong to or was made by the person, company or entity identified on the waybill.

GEM is unable to accept packages for shipping under category Section IB lithium [ion or metal] batteries.

 Important Disclaimer:

The guidance notes do not replace any Dangerous Goods regulations required in the preparation of shipping Lithium Batteries.

GEM will not be held responsible for the accuracy of the information contained herewith.

IATA Lithium Battery Guidance

Excepted Lithium Batteries – Transport Document