Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
2794
(2)Proper Shipping Name
BATTERIES, WET, FILLED WITH ACID electric storage
(3)Class or division
8
(4)Subsidiary risks
-
(5)Packing group
-
(6)Special provisions
(7a)Limited quantities
1 L
(7b)Excepted quantities
(15)EmS
Packing Information
(8)Packing instructions
(9)Packing provisions
-
(10)IBC Instructions
-
(11)IBC Provisions
-
(13)Tank instructions
-
(14)Tank provisions
-
Stowage and Segregation Information
(16a)Stowage and handling
Category: A
SW16
For unit loads in open cargo transport units, stowage category B.
(16b)Segregation
-
Properties and Observations

Metal plates immersed in acid electrolyte in a glass, hard rubber or plastics receptacle. When electrically charged, may cause fire through short-circuiting of terminals. Acid electrolyte is corrosive to most metals. Cause burns to skin, eyes and mucous membranes. Used batteries being transported for disposal or reclamation should be carefully checked prior to shipment to ensure the integrity of each battery and its suitability for transport.

Package labels and marks
8
For marking and labelling of packages, including IBCs see section 5.2.