Shipping Lithium Batteries

Contact EHS Hazardous Materials Shipping when shipping batteries, especially lithium batteries, for classification, identification and assistance. 

Lithium batteries are classified as hazardous materials and are considered dangerous and must be packaged and handled safely for all transportation. When shipping lithium batteries the carrier may require prior authorization to accept the package and the shipper must be certified as a HazMat shipper.

Contact Marianna Wood by e-mail mgswood@tamu.edu  or phone (979) 845-4889 or call EHS at (979) 845-2132 for assistance.