Most Ocean Signal products contain Lithium batteries for which there are regulations on carrying them on airplanes as a passenger. The following rules and guidance will help you with carrying our products with you for personal use as hand luggage.
(For shipping by air as cargo, the relevant IATA regulations must be followed.)
Products containing Lithium batteries may be carried on board aircraft as carry on luggage under IATA regulation 188.8.131.52. (currently 59th Edition 2017).
All the products listed below contain one or more batteries containing less than 2 grams of lithium metal and have all been tested to the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part III, Subsection 38.3.
Please see the Test Summaries of all Ocean Signal Lithium Batteries in this document.
When carrying your products or spare batteries please observe the following requirements:
- Make sure the device is protected from accidental activation. The normal protection on these devices can be added to by using the retail packaging or covering the unit in a protective cover such as bubble wrap.
- If carrying spare batteries ensure they are individually wrapped in strong plastic bags covering the terminals to avoid short circuits.
- Please check online with your airline for any further restrictions that the airline may impose before you travel.
The safety data sheets for the battery or batteries in each product are listed below. You are recommended to take these with you so that if you are questioned as to the product you have the required evidence.