With the use of lithium batteries becoming more frequent, the need to regulate shipping is a growing concern. As lithium batteries pose a chemical and electrical hazard, companies are now responsible to follow the regulations set by PHSMA and packing instructions set by the ICAO/IATA.
• Depending on what type of lithium battery you have and what section it falls under will determine the set of labels you'll need.
• Class 9 labels with the lithum battery graphic is being transitioned into the industry and becomes mandatory January 1, 2019.
• Lithium handling labels allow you to write in the battery type and UN number.
• Lithium battery forbidden markings follows DOT’s HM-224C requirements for when transporting batteries is not permitted.