SAMSUNG SDI Co., Ltd.
Date: January 1, 2015 Revision no.: 00
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hazard according to test such as OECD tests 414 and 421, based on the available data and the known hazards of the
Specific Target Organ Toxicity (STOT) – Single Exposure: The electrolyte contained within the cell or battery is
corrosive and is expect to cause respiratory irritation by inhalation. Inhalation of vapors may lead to severe irritation of
the mouth and upper respiratory tract with a burning sensation, pain, burns and inflammation in the nose and throat;
there may also be coughing or difficulty breathing.
Specific Target Organ Toxicity (STOT) – Repeated Exposure: The cells or batteries are not expected to cause
organ damage from prolonged or repeated exposure according to tests such as OECD tests 410 and 412, based on
the available data and the known hazards of the components.
Aspiration Hazard: The cells or batteries are not classified as an aspiration hazard, based on the available data and
the known hazards of the components. However, due to the corrosive nature of the product if swallowed, do NOT
induce vomiting. If vomiting has occurred after ingestion the person should be observed to ensure that aspiration into
the lungs has not occurred and assessed for chemical burns to the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts.
12. Ecological Information
Ecological injuries are not known or expected under normal use. Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer
13. Disposal Considerations
Advice on disposal
For recycling consult manufacturer.
Disposal in accordance with local regulations.
14. Transport Information
With regard to transport, the following regulations are cited and considered:
- UN No. 3480
- UN proper shipping name: Lithium Ion Batteries.
- Transport hazard class : 9
- The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Technical Instructions, Packing Instruction 965, Section
ⅠB or Ⅱ
- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations, Packing Instruction 965,
Section ⅠB or Ⅱ
- The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code [Special provision 188, 230]
- US Hazardous Materials Regulations 49 CFR(Code of Federal Regulations)
Sections 173.185 Lithium batteries and cells,
- The UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Manual of Tests and Criteria 38.3 Lithium
batteries, Revision 3, Amendment 1 or any subsequent revision and amendment applicable at the date of
If those lithium-ion batteries are packed with or contained in an equipment, then it is the responsibility of the shipper to
ensure that the consignment are packed in compliance to the latest edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
section Ⅱ of either Packing Instruction 966 or 967 in order for that consignment to be declared as NOT
RESTRICTED (non-hazardous/non-Dangerous). If those lithium-ion batteries are packed with or contained in an
equipment, UN No. is UN3481