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Lithium Battery Shipping Guidelines (LBSG) - 3rd Edition

Support safe transportation of lithium batteries by air

Lithium batteries are the preferred energy source to power a variety of consumer products - from mobile phones, to children’s toys, to e-bikes. Lithium batteries are dangerous goods, and can pose a safety risk if not prepared in compliance with transport regulations.

Let the new IATA LBSG (3rd Edition) guide you step by step through the shipping process. It’s everything you need to safely and efficiently prepare lithium battery shipments in compliance with international air transport regulations. NOW available in English and Chinese.

Powerful savings. Buy now - benefit from US$49 off

Purchase your copy now to benefit from US $49 off the current price of US $199 and pay only US $150. Further discounts may apply. Buy online now in - English and Chinese.

Customized Features include: 

  • Interactive Packing Examples - Interactive, animated packing examples to clearly  illustrate the packing requirements.
  • Tabs – Open the manual in a new tab to create customized versions with favorites, mark ups such as annotations and highlights or simply to open in a dedicated section.
  • NEW - step by step visual shipping guidance.
  • Favorites – Bookmark frequently referenced passages and sections for quick and easy access
  • Annotations – Mark up the manual with your own comments to customize the LBSG to your unique processes
  • Navigation – With many links to chapters within the document you can reference related content with just the click of a button

Designed for:

Though designed specifically with manufacturers and shippers of lithium batteries and lithium battery powered equipment in mind, the LBSG can equally be used by freight forwarders to assist them in discussions with their customers.

Product Details Buy Online!
Media: CD-ROM
Edition: 2016
Language: English and Chinese
Regular Price:   US$ 199. SAVE $49! Special Offer: US $150.
Note: Other discounts available based on status (member etc.)

For more information

For purchasing enquiries please contact:

To contact IATA subject matter experts on the transport of lithium batteries by air:

System Requirements

This product is a single user application and can only be activated on one computer.

  • Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 
  • Intel Pentium or compatible processor
  • 16-bit colour 800x600 resolution display, or higher
  • CD-ROM drive (during software installation only)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
  • Adobe Flash (for viewing the packing example animations)
  • Administrator permissions during .NET 2.0 installation, if required
  • Internet connection (for activation and automatic updates)

Additional information

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