49 CFR 172 Special Provision A51 (A-Codes)

These provisions apply only to transportation by aircraft.
DescriptionIrrespective of the quantity limitations specified in Column (9A) of the §172.101 Table or §175.75(c), the following aircraft batteries may be transported on passenger aircraft as cargo:
  • a. Wet cell batteries, UN 2794 or UN 2795, up to a limit of 100kg net mass per package;
  • b. Lithium ion batteries, UN 3480, packages containing a single aircraft battery with a net mass not exceeding 35kg; and
  • c. Transport in accordance with this special provision must be noted on the shipping paper.
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