Lithium batteries

TYPES OF LITHIUM BATTERIES

The transporting of lithium batteries not only depends on whether or not they are installed in the equipment, but also on their watt hours (Wh) (for rechargeable batteries) or their lithium content (LC, in grammes) (for non-rechargeable batteries).

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Watt-hour rating ( for rechargeable) Or Li content for non-rechargeableConfigurationCabin BaggageChecked BaggageOperator Approval

Values equal or less than 100 Wh.or 2 gr. of Li

In equipment

Yes (max 15)

Yes (max 15)

No

As spare

Yes (max 4)

No

Values between 100 and 160 Wh

In equipment

Yes

Yes

Yes

As spare

Yes (max 2)

No

Values higher than 160 Wh.

Must be presented and carried as Cargo, in accordance of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation