July 31, 2019 New Declaration Form for Lithium Batteries
Air Canada Cargo is rolling out a new form on August 1 to be filled out for all shipments that include Section II lithium batteries, as listed below.
Lithium Ion batteries packed with equipment - UN3481 Section II PI 966
Lithium Ion batteries contained in equipment - UN3481 Section II PI 967
Lithium Metal batteries packed with equipment - UN3091 Section II PI 969
Lithium Metal batteries contained in equipment - UN3091 Section II PI 970
The form can be downloaded from the Tools and Forms section of the Air Canada Cargo website. It must be submitted, either electronically or physically, when tendering any shipment containing the lithium battery types listed above and will be mandatory as of November 1.
REMINDER: Lithium ion and lithium metal batteries, packaged by themselves (not contained or packed with equipment) are not permitted on passenger aircraft.