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Lithium batteries - what is UN38.3?

Release date:Jun 15 ,2022 Source:BPI Pageviews:-
Chapter 38.3 of the manual of tests and standards for the proposal on the transport of dangerous goods: steps for simulating the transport state of lithium batteries and applying UN38.3:

Chapter 38.3 of the manual of tests and standards for the proposal on the transport of dangerous goods: steps for simulating the transport state of lithium batteries and applying UN38.3:



Step 1: apply




1. determine customer information: which city the customer's products are exported from B. whether the customer's products are shipped separately or together with other products




2. fill in the UN38.3 application form




3. provide battery specifications




3. provide 30 samples




Step 2: Quotation




Determine the test time and corresponding costs according to the information provided


Step 3: pay

After confirming the quotation, the applicant shall sign the filing application form and service agreement and pay the full project fee.

Step 4: testing

The laboratory shall carry out a full set of tests on the applied products according to the relevant testing standards


Step 5: the test passes and the report is completed

Step 6: the project is completed and the DGM appraisal certificate is issued

According to the proposal, test and standard manual on the transportation of dangerous goods by United Nations, batteries are dangerous during use and transportation. How to be known is that UN38.3 test report is required for air transportation of batteries. UN38.3 is the battery safety performance test report. UN38.3 is used during air transportation and daily normal use and storage. Battery UN38.3 test (battery safety performance test) has become a test report that must be submitted when transporting lithium batteries. A full set of safety performance tests are carried out for various types of batteries according to various domestic and foreign standards, so as to ensure the product quality and safety for all battery manufacturers, meet various standards and improve the ability to earn foreign exchange through export.