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Can lithium batteries be sent?

Yes, in the case of non-rechargeable lithium metal batteries used in watches or calculators, for example, or rechargeable lithium-ion batteries used in mobile phones and laptops, etc.

However, there are certain limitations:

  • The lithium batteries must be fitted inside electronic devices and under no circumstances may be transported if packed individually.
  • A maximum of 4 non-rechargeable or 2 rechargeable batteries may be sent in each consignment.
  • Strong outer packaging is essential when sending batteries.
  • The contents must be packed properly to avoid any damage during transit.
  • There is a formal ban on transporting defective or damaged batteries.
  • The total lithium content and nominal energy in Watthours must not exceed the following limits:

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