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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has just released updated guidance for the transport of lithium metal and lithium ion batteries. The 27-page document (imaginatively titled “2023 Lithium Battery Guidance Document”) is packed with information about how to comply with the portion of their Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) that concerns itself with the air transport of lithium batteries. (The DGR itself is revised once a year and provides detailed guidance on every aspect of transporting dangerous goods.) A glance at the Table of Contents gives a hint of what the Guidance Document covers:In short, if you intend to ship lithium batteries, the “2023 Lithium Battery Guidance Document” is required reading. Get your copy here.