Question of the day: Lithium Battery Mark instead of Lithium Battery Handling Label

Question of the day: Lithium Battery Mark instead of Lithium Battery Handling Label

I can no longer find the old Lithium Battery Handling Label 7.4.H in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations. Is there another label for "small “ lithium cells and batteries?
 
Our answer:
Since 01. January 2019, the Lithium Battery Handling Label for the “small” lithium cells and lithium batteries may no longer be used on all modes of transport.
There is now the new Lithium Battery Mark.  This Lithium Battery Mark is found in the IATA DGR under 7.1.5.5.4.

And also the Class 9 hazard label was changed at the turn of the year on all modes of transport for the large lithium cells and lithium batteries to the Danger Label Model 9A respective the Lithium Battery Class 9 Hazard Label
In the IATA DGR this can be found under 7.2.3.9.

The reason why the new Lithium Battery Mark cannot be found under 7.4.8 or 7.4.H is because it is no longer a handling label but only a mark.  In my opinion in section 7.4 all the markings should also appear.  But the IATA sees this differently.
 
The facilitation for the small lithium cells and lithium batteries do continue to exist, but now indicated by the lithium battery mark.

Our checklist articles include in addition to the checklist for transport preparation all the latest marks and labels for each transport case and if necessary an example of the required transport documents.
 
The checklist article for your transport case you can find via FIND A SINGLE CHECKLIST:
https://www.lithium-batterie-service.de/en/checklist


Are you interested in news and promotions of Lithium Battery Service?
Subscribe to our newsletter!
 
 
 
 

Write a comment

The fields marked with * are required.


 


By sending / saving the form, the above mentioned data as well as the time stamp are stored in our database. You can always delete all your comments by sending an email to info@lithium-battery-service.com.

Please note when entering your personal data our privacy policy.

I give Lithium Battery Service my consent to the storage and processing of my data given above. I am aware that I can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future free of charge and informal. For a valid cancellation only the costs of delivery according to the basic rates (eg telephone, fax, e-mail, letter postage) are incurred.