Tomorrow is the big day for lithium battery shippers! New IATA dangerous goods rules for lithium battery air shipments take effect on Friday, April 1.
Are you ready? To help you prepare, we’ve put together the latest 2015-16 updates for lithium battery ground, air, and vessel shippers below. These posts all focus on helping you navigate new and changing requirements.
Be confident you know what it takes to keep your shipments in compliance—join us for the Shipping Lithium Batteries Webinar on April 5!
by an expert, full-time Lion instructor, the webinar is designed to cover the latest requirements for lithium batteries shipped under 49 CFR, IATA, and IMDG Code rules. Plus, fulfill US DOT’s function-specific training mandate for hazmat employees who classify, name, package, mark, label, load, unload, and document lithium battery shipments [49 CFR 172.704(a)(2)]. Reserve your seat here.
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The new rules can affect you whether you ship lithium-ion or lithium metal batteries; big or small; in-equipment, with equipment, or by themselves; by ground, air, or vessel.
Don’t wait for a rejected shipment or costly hazmat civil penalty to tell you that something’s wrong. Prepare for the new rules—including the ban on lithium-ion batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft— at this convenient, live webinar.