Lithium Battery Airfreight Guidance 2020

The 2020 IATA Lithium Battery Guidance Document is now available for download.

Lithium Battery on Fire

Lithium batteries are a commonly used source of energy to power a wide variety of consumer goods, ranging from mobile phones, tablets, laptops, power banks, cars and toys.

Lithium batteries are classified as dangerous goods due to the  heat and fire risks involved with this type of batteries. They can pose a safety risk if not packed and documented in accordance with the transport regulations for air.

IATA has developed lithium battery guidance, this updated guide includes all the changes effective 1st January 2020; you can download the lithium battery guidance document here:

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