Can you ship lithium batteries with DHL?
You can send lithium-ion batteries within the UK, as long as the battery is fitted within the device. Due to the risk of combustion, you cannot send lithium-ion batteries internationally. For a full list of items which are not permitted through our network take a look at our international prohibited items list.
How do I ship a lithium-ion battery internationally?
If shipping lithium batteries internationally by air, packed with equipment or alone, complete the Lithium Battery Safety Document and Battery Label, as described in this brochure. Place the completed Lithium Battery Safety Document in document pouch or resealable envelope and attach it to the outside of the package.
Where can I post lithium batteries?
You cannot send lithium batteries on their own through domestic or international post. You can send lithium batteries in the UK or international post only when they’re contained in a device (except in their Business Response, Freepost, Packetpost and Packetsort services).
Can lithium batteries be shipped by sea?
Being classed as Dangerous Goods, when shipping lithium batteries by sea lithium batteries must be correctly identified and classified, and in some cases, be packaged, marked, labeled and accompanied by a “Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods” under the IATA DG Regulations.
How do I ship a lithium battery through FedEx?
Batteries must be placed in rigid outer packaging (unless contained in equipment) and inner packaging must be designed to prevent short circuits (non-conductive materials) and damage to the batteries. The device must have positive method to prevent accidental activation in transport. Package must not exceed 66lbs.
Can you ship lithium ion batteries FedEx?
FedEx Express® shipments containing permitted IATA Section II lithium batteries are allowed at FedEx Office Print and Ship Center locations and may be placed in FedEx Drop Boxes.
Can you air ship lithium ion batteries?
Standalone lithium-ion batteries (UN3480) can be shipped by air only with a state of charge of 30% or less. Packages per consignment. Shippers may not transport more than one package of standalone lithium-ion batteries prepared in accordance with Packing Instruction 965 or 968 Section II per consignment.
What kind of batteries can I send to DHL?
As set forth below DHL eCommerce Solutions accepts Lithium Metal (Primary) and Lithium-ion (Secondary) batteries for shipping that are 1) contained in equipment, 2) packed with equipment or 3) as stand-alone battery shipments.
Where can I get a lithium battery for shipping?
FedEx Ground offers an economical lithium battery shipping on-line course to help you meet this requirement for ground shipping. Please contact the Dangerous Goods hotline at 800-GOFEDEX, Option 81 for more
Are there any dangerous goods in DHL Express?
A wide variety of electronic goods powered by Lithium Batteries fall under the Dangerous Goods Regulations, regardless of whether they are rechargeable (Lithium Ion) or non-rechargeable (Lithium Metal). Equipment and its batteries in the same package. Battery installed in the equipment.
Can a lithium ion battery be transported on an airplane?
This marking must be placed on UN3480 packages containing only lithium ion cells <20 watt hours and batteries <100 watt hours: “LITHIUM ION BATTERIES – FORBIDDEN FOR TRANSPORT ABOARD PASSENGER AIRCRAFT”. The orange Cargo Aircraft Only label can be used as an alternative to this text statement in the 48 contiguous states.