Where can I find the transport information for the battery?
In the SDB / MSDS (Material Safety Datasheet) at point 14.
What is the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) / Safety Data Sheet (SDS)?
The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is required for the transport of dangerous goods.
The certificate is part of the UN38.3 test.
Why a Material Safety Data Sheet?
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are used to provide safety-related information on substances and mixtures.
What does dangerous goods / hazardous materials mean?
Articles or substances that are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, material assets or the environment. e.g: UN3480 lithium-ion batteries.
What are cells and what are batteries when transporting dangerous goods?
Lithium Batteries (battery = battery pack):
"Battery" means two or more cells that are electrically connected and equipped with devices necessary for their use, e.g: battery cases, battery terminals, marking and protection devices.
A single cell lithium battery is considered a "cell" and shall be tested in accordance with the test requirements for a "cell" for the purposes of these Regulations and the requirements of subsection 38.3 of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria.
Is NiMH a hazardous material?
Yes, but only in ocean freight (IMDG).
In air freight there is an exception A199 (special provision).
On road / rail it is not subject to the dangerous goods regulations, so on road and rail it is not a dangerous good.
What is the ISO9001?
ISO9001 is an international quality management standard. It describes which requirements the management system of an organization - be it a company or a public authority - must meet in order to comply with a certain standard in the implementation of quality management.
What is ISO14001?
The international environmental management standard ISO 14001 defines globally recognized requirements for an environmental management system and is part of a family of standards.
What is a UN number?
The UN number is a four-digit number used to identify substances or objects in accordance with the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods. A UN number is assigned to each hazardous material in the hazardous material lists of the regulations of all modes of transport.
What does UN3480 mean?
UN3480 is the UN number for lithium-ion batteries.
What does UN3481 mean?
UN3481 is the UN number for lithium-ion batteries packaged or lithium-ion batteries in equipment.
What does UN3090 mean?
UN3090 is the UN number for lithium metal batteries.
What does UN3091 mean?
UN3091 is the UN number for lithium metal batteries packaged or lithium metal batteries in equipment.
What does UN3496 mean?
UN3496 is the UN number for nickel metal hydride batteries.
What is the UN38.3 test?
The UN38.3 test is a transport and safety test for lithium batteries and cells.
Basically all lithium cells and battery packs must be tested according to UN Manual 38.3 UN. In the course of this UN test, the MSDS / MSDS (Material Safety Datasheet) is also obtained, which basically checks all carriers in advance whether they accept these goods for transport.
What is a UN test summary according to 38.3 UN?
Manufacturers and subsequent distributors of cells or batteries manufactured after June 30, 2003 must provide the test summary specified in the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria Part III, subsection 38.3, paragraph 38.3.5.
What is the CE certificate?
The CE certificate (declaration of conformity) confirms that the manufacturer meets the requirements of the EU regulation 765/208 for the product.
What is the IEC62133 test?
IEC 62133 is one of the most important safety standards for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries used in consumer products, IT equipment, tools, laboratory, household and medical equipment.
What does IEC mean?
International Electronical Commission; private-law international standardization body for standards in the field of electrical engineering and electronics; headquarters in Geneva.
What does ADR mean?
ADR stands for "Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route". In German this means: "Europäisches Übereinkommen über die internationale Beförderung gefährlicher Güter auf der Straße".
What does IMDG mean?
The IMDG Code (International Maritime Code for Dangerous Goods) is the transport regulation for dangerous goods by sea.
What does ICAO mean?
The International Civil Aviation Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations with headquarters in Montreal, Canada. International Civil Aviation Organization
What does IATA mean?
The INternational Air Transport Association was founded as the umbrella organization of the airline industry in Cuba.
What does ADN mean?
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN, from Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voie de navigation intérieure).
What does DGD mean?
Dangerous goods declaration, is the shipper's declaration for the shipment of dangerous goods by air.
What does DGR mean?
Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) (IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations) is a set of rules for the transport of dangerous goods by air of IATA.
What does IMO mean?
INternational Marine Organisation, i.e. International Maritime Organisation with headquarters in London.
What is an IMO declaration?
An IMO declaration is the transport document for the transport of dangerous goods by sea (IMO declaration.
What are Incoterms?
These are international trade rules. International Commercial Terms.
What does REACH mean?
Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 is an EU regulation on chemicals, which came into force on June 1, 2007. REACH stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals.
What does RoHs mean?
The EU Directive 2011/65/EU serves to restrict the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. It regulates the use and marketing of hazardous substances in electrical equipment and electronic components.
What is a Dual-Use Declaration?
Dual-Use describes the basic usability of goods for both civil and military purposes. This includes in particular goods from the field of sensitive electronics, telecommunications, IT technology, but also data processing programs or other technologies.
What is a long-term supplier's declaration?
The supplier's declaration is a document that can normally only be used in the European Union. It serves as proof when applying for or issuing a preference certificate. It can also be used to apply for a certificate of origin (e.g. EUR. 1).
What is an origin declaration / supplier's declaration?
A supplier's declaration is a proof of the preferential origin of imported goods. It is required by the exporter as proof for issuing and applying for a proof of preference.
What is a customs tariff number?
Companies need a customs tariff number, also known as a commodity code, to conduct their foreign trade transactions. The customs tariff number is the numerical coding of a commodity. The determination of the customs tariff number is called tariff classification or classification of the goods in the customs tariff of the European Union.
What is the net weight?
This is the weight of a battery without its packaging.
What is the gross weight?
This is the weight of a battery with your packaging.
What does IP mean?
IP = International Protection
Describes a type of protection that indicates the suitability of electrical equipment for various environmental conditions, and also the protection of people against potential hazards during use. Protection classes are IP00 to IP69K.
The letters IP, which are always present in the protection class designation, are followed by two code numbers (generally without space in between). These indicate the degree of protection provided by an enclosure against contact or foreign bodies (first digit) and moisture or water (second digit).