Lithium Battery Resources

This page consolidates the lithium battery resources throughout the FAA Dangerous Goods Safety campaigns: PackSafe, SafeCargo, and OperateSafe. We encourage you to use these resources to educate your employees, customers, passengers, and everyone throughout the supply chain. Help us share lithium battery safety messaging! 

For additional passenger resources see our PackSafe Resources.

For additional air carrier resources see our OperateSafe Resources.

Lithium Battery Questions?

For questions about transporting lithium batteries by air you may contact the FAA Office of Hazardous Materials Safety via e-mail at hazmatinfo@faa.gov or via voice message at 405-954-0088. Please allow 1–2 business days for answers to questions.

Emergency?  For an emergency or incident requiring immediate response only, contact any of our 24-hour operations centers:  Headquarters 24-Hour Operations Center: (202) 267-3333 (Washington, DC) Please do not call this number for medical certification or pilot certifications.

 

Dangerous Goods Questions?

For questions about dangerous goods (chemicals, batteries, battery-powered devices, gases, aerosols, flammables, etc.) you may contact the FAA Office of Hazardous Materials Safety at 405-954-0088, or via e-mail at hazmatinfo@faa.gov. Please allow 1-2 business days for answers to e-mail questions. Please include the following format into the body of your email message:

  • Name
  • State of Residence
  • Name of Material/Device
  • Photo of Label/Package/Device (if available)
  • Manufacturer
  • Destination Outside of USA? Y/N
  • Specific Request or Question

For general questions about the Hazardous Materials Regulations, contact the Hazardous Materials Information Center at 1-800-467-4922 or 202-366-4488, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST, or by e-mail at infocntr@dot.gov.

Last updated: Friday, April 19, 2024