IATA have revised their lithium battery shipping guidance document to take into account the provisions of the 58th edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods ‘Regulations’.

The guidance is accessible here:

http://www.iata.org/whatwedo/cargo/dgr/Documents/lithium-battery-guidance-document-2017-en.pdf

and includes the summary flow charts and helpful FAQs that have been included in the previous guidance issued by IATA.

A summary of the main changes in the 58th edition of the IATA DGR is available at the following link:

https://www.iata.org/whatwedo/cargo/dgr/Documents/dgr-58-significant-changes.pdf

For help and advice regarding the shipping of lithium batteries, or equipment packed with or containing these batteries, please don’t hesitate to contact us.