Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
2795
(2)Proper Shipping Name
BATTERIES, WET, FILLED WITH ALKALI 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
SG35
Stow "separated from" acids.
Properties and Observations

Metal plates immersed in alkaline electrolyte in a glass, hard rubber or plastics receptacle. When electrically charged, may cause fire through short-circuiting of terminals. Alkaline electrolyte is corrosive to aluminium, zinc and tin. Reacts violently with acids. 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.