UN Number: UN3480

Li-ion batteries are classified under CLASS 9 for transport according to the UN Model regulation for the Transport of Dangerous Goods. VIEW the IATA guidelines on the transport of Lithium Metal and Lithium Ion Batteries (PDF download)

To transport these potentially hazardous batteries, we are proud to say that SKB's 3i range with specially customised interiors have passed performance tests related to the package integrity.

As a main SKB Distributor, our SKB Li-Ion battery cases have UN approval and come with the mandatory UN certification marks.


Conforming to MIL-STD-810F and IP67. ICAO, NATO and IATA approved

The transport of lithium-ion batteries entails certain risks. Anyone who transports them, must meet the strict transport legislation, both domestic and international shipments by land, sea and air.

To ensure the strict safety specifications and UN requirements are met, any new-to-market or custom batteries may need to be inspected by us prior to designing and building your case(s).


What we need to know from you

  • How many cells, batteries or battery packs do you need to transport?
  • How many Kwh is each battery?
  • What is the exact type and specification inc. dimensions and weight of each battery?
  • Are the batteries being transported by air, road, sea or rail?

We have over 20 sizes available in our Li-ion battery case range, however please note:

  • on Cargo aircraft, each case (inc. batteries) can only weigh up to a maximum of 35Kg
  • on Passenger aircraft, each case (inc. batteries) can only weight up to a maximum of 5Kg.

IATA-DGR requirements

  • Class packing group II ICAO-Labels 9
  • Correct shipping name: UN 3480, Lithium-Ion batteries
  • IATA special provisions A88, A99, A154, A164
  • IATA packing instructions P965, P966, P967, P968, P969, P970
  • Valid UN packing mark
  • Damaged and defective batteries are not permitted for transport by air.

All enquiries

Please contact Andy Driver for your UN approved Lithium-Ion battery case enquiries:
E: andy@action-cases.com
T: +44 (0)1264 394 495
M: + 44 (0)7445 314 111

Our Li-Ion Battery Cases infosheet

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