Changes to Lithium Battery Labels & Mark

Mar 8, 2017 | News, Operations

The 58th edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, effective since 1 January 2017, has incoporated changes to the mark and label for Lithium Battery shipments.  There is a two year transition period therefore the current lithium battery handling label may continue to be used until 31 December 2018.


This Lithium Battery Label is being phased out and will be obsolete from
1 January 2019



New Lithium Battery Mark

* Place for UN number(s)
** Place for telephone number for additional information


New Class 9 Label for Lithium Batteries