[:en]Lithium batteries have become the preferred energy source to power a wide variety of consumer goods ranging from mobile phones to children toys to e-bikes and passenger vehicles.
Though widely used, most people are not aware that lithium batteries are dangerous goods and can pose a safety risk if not prepared in accordance with the transport regulations.
To comply with IATA requirements, CAS Destination (JAS) has given information for cargo shippers and freight forwarders.
The intent to provide the users of lithium and lithium ion batteries with guidance to facilitate the safe handling of battery packs and cells under normal and emergency conditions.[:]