Recently, IATA released the 62nd edition of the DGR "Dangerous Goods Regulations" in 2021.
The new version of the DGR includes the content of the "ICAO Technical Regulations 2021-2022" and the revised content approved by the IATA Committee, and revised the relevant air transport rules for various dangerous goods, including lithium batteries.
(Revision) 220.127.116.11 The regulations for portable electronic equipment (PED) and standby PED were revised, and the regulations for electronic cigarettes and wet sealed batteries PED were merged into 18.104.22.168.
To clarify, this regulation also applies to dry batteries and nickel-metal hydride batteries, not just lithium batteries.
(New) A88 Special Regulations: The approver adds the approval of the country where the carrier is located; also adds a text description: the packing instruction number displayed on the shipper's statement must be 910, which is also applicable to the equipment installed in or packaged with the equipment Prototype battery.
(New) A99 Special Regulations: The approver adds the approval of the country where the carrier is located; additional text is added: the packing instruction number displayed on the shipper’s declaration must be 974.
(New) A154 Special Regulations: Detailed descriptions and testing requirements for defective batteries have been added. Special regulations prohibit the transportation of lithium batteries or batteries that are identified as damaged or defective according to this regulation.
(New) Special Regulation A201: In an emergency, with the consent of the country of origin and the carrier, lithium batteries can be transported on passenger aircraft.
(Revision) PI965-PI970 specifically pointed out that it is prohibited to transport lithium batteries or batteries that are identified as damaged or defective in accordance with special regulations A154.
(New) PI965-PI970 Section ll, if there are multiple battery packaging instructions on one air waybill, they can be combined into one statement.
(New) PI967 and PI970, it is necessary to ensure that the equipment cannot be moved in the outer packaging; if there are multiple pieces of equipment in the package, the packaging must be firm to prevent damage to other equipment in the package from contact.
Marking and labeling
(Revision) 22.214.171.124.3 The minimum size of the lithium battery label has been changed, but the size of the 61 version of 120*110 is still valid.