Non-Spillable Compliance

  • Date: May 11, 2010
  • To: To Whom It May Concern
  • From: Matthew L. Prine
  • Subject: Odyssey Battery Series Packaging Requirements

On behalf of EnerSys, I hereby certify that all EnerSys Odyssey series batteries conform to the Non-spillable battery requirements as established in the 49th Title of the Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), revised 10/1/09, section 173.159 (f) and 173.159a (d) (1).

In addition, I further certify that all Odyssey series batteries conform to International Air Transport Association (IATA), 51st Edition, Packing Instruction 806 including Special Provision A67 and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods code (IMDG) 2008 Edition, including Special Provision 238, which classifies them as non-regulated goods.

Each battery and the outer packaging must be plainly and durably marked “Nonspillable” or “Nonspillable Battery” and the batteries must be protected against short circuits and must be securely packed in stronger outer packaging.

Note: It is the responsibility of the “Shipper” to ensure each employee who directly affects hazardous material/dangerous goods transportation safety is appropriately trained in accordance with the selected mode of transportation.

If there are any questions regarding the information contained in this letter please contact me.

Matthew L. Prine
Packaging Compliance Engineer

Contact information:
EnerSys • 2366 Bernville Road • Reading, PA 19605
Phone: 800-538-3627 x1711 • Fax: 610-208-1971

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