Rules for shippers to mitigate risks
The first step is to understand the characteristics and properties of the product. Then, the next step is to develop a correct chemical analysis report based on which an authentic material safety datasheet can be created, and not pick something up from the Internet. Appropriate practices should be adopted for packaging and transportation of dangerous goods in line with international and national regulations. Ensure training of all personnel involved in the logistics of transporting dangerous goods. Lithium batteries are of two types- ion and metal batteries. Of these two, metal batteries are in the high-risk category, because they have been found to catch fire more often. Therefore, it is likely that lithium metal batteries will be forbidden for carriage on board passenger aircraft as cargo.