Last reviewed 18 November 2021

The US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has published a new lithium battery guide.

The document helps shippers to safely package lithium cells and batteries for transport by all modes. There are a number of scenario-based shipping guides that outline the applicable requirements to ship packages of lithium cells and batteries in various configurations.

The file can be found on the PHMSA website.