Shipping defective lithium batteries

Recently the news of self-ignition and resultant fires of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones, banning of same by airline authorities and the subsequent recall of phones had reverberated throughout the world. What are the provisions for shipping defective lithium batteries by sea?

Entries of Lithium Batteries and Cells in IMDG Code 37th Amendment
Entries of Lithium Batteries and Cells in IMDG Code 37th Amendment

Special Provision 376

Special provision 376 is applicable for transporting lithium batteries identified as damaged or defective, below table explains SP376 for compliance.

SP 376 of IMDG Code

Lithium batteries transported for disposal or recycling

Lithium batteries which are transported for disposal or recycling must be in accordance with Special Provision 377 of IMDG Code and shall be packed in accordance with packaging instruction P909. The packages shall be marked with words “”LITHIUM BATTERIES FOR DISPOSAL” or “LITHIUM BATTERIES FOR RECYCLING”.

 

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