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Damaged, Defective, Recalled (D/D/R) Battery Packaging

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Lithium Batteries are not easy to transport because of the UN regulation. Ameripak walked me through the entire process – from design, first article, UN performance testing, to final product. Would recommend. Dawn F. | EV Battery Manufacturer 5 Stars


Wood Crates for Damaged, Defective, or Recalled (D/D/R) Batteries

Our custom crates are tested to meet all requirements of DOT Title 49 CFR 173.185(f)

  • Each battery must be placed in individual, non-metallic inner packaging that completely encloses the battery
  • Inner packaging must be surrounded by cushioning material that is non-combustible, electrically non-conductive, and absorbent
  • Outer packaging must meet the requirement of Packaging Group I - Wood Crate (4C1, 4C2, 4D, 4F) or Plywood (1D)
  • For Large Batteries - Outer packaging must meet the requirement large rigid packaging - Plywood (50D)
  • Outer packaging must be marked with "Damaged/defective lithium ion battery"
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