Other Government Regulations:

All Lithium-Metal Primary cells and batteries and all Lithium-ion batteries, regardless of size, are considered dangerous goods and must be shipped in conformance to specific rules and regulations. International shipments must conform to the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) 56th Edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations; and Domestic shipments must further conform to the Federal Codes of Regulations, 49CFR Part 173.185.

To the extent that we have been made aware of Domestic and International Regulations, we have made these documents available at the bottom of this page in downloadable .PDF format.

Lithium-Metal:

Lithium Metal (Primary) cells and battery packs are classified in the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) 56th Edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations as UN3090 and when shipped with equipment or contained in equipment and as UN3091. They further must be shipped in accordance with Packing Instructions 968, for lithium cells and batteries; and Packing Instruction 969 & 970 respectively when shipped with equipment or contained in equipment. See the  IATA 2014 Lithium Packing Instructions PDF.

Lithium metal cells and batteries also must be of a type proven to meet the requirements of the tests in the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part III, sub-section 38.3. (Rev 5.), Tests T1 - T6 & T8. See UN38.3 Tests.

Lithium metal cells and batteries are forbidden as cargo aboard Passenger Aircraft

Lithium-Ion:

Lithium-Ion (Rechargeable) cells and battery packs are classified in the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) 56th Edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations as UN3480 and when shipped with equipment or contained in equipment and as UN3481. They further must be shipped in accordance with Packing Instructions 965, for lithium-Ion cells and batteries; and Packing Instruction 966 & 967 respectively when shipped with equipment or contained in equipment. See the IATA 2014 Lithium Battery Packing Instructions PDF.

Lithium-Ion cells and batteries must be of a type proven to meet the requirements of the tests in the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part III, sub-section 38.3. (Rev 5.), Tests T1 - T6 & T8. See UN38.3 Tests.

Lithium-ion cells and batteries are forbidden as cargo aboard Passenger Aircraft.

Fedco Declarations

CFSI CMRT 5 0 - Fedco 5-12-2017 xls view 4935K
Fedco Conflict Minerals Statement 2016 view 44K
Fedco ISO 13485 2003 Certificate view 633K
Fedco ISO 9001 2008 Certificate view 733K
Fedco REACH 169 Statement 6-20-2016 docx view 200K
Fedco ROHS2 Compliance Statement view 23K

International Regulations

EU W E E E Directive 2002-96-EC view 295K
EU Battery Directive 2006-66-EC view 177K
EU RoHS-2 Directive 2011-65-EU view 912K
Euro Union Battery Directive Tutorial view 2200K

U.S. Regulations

Calfornia Rechargeable Battery Recycling Act 2005 view 90K
EPA Battery Management Act 1997 view 753K
New York City Battery Ordinance 2004 view 75K

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