UN Transportation Testing (UN DOT 38.3) for Lithium Batteries

Intertek provides testing to UN/DOT 38.3 requirements, to ensure the safety of lithium batteries during shipping.

Nearly all lithium batteries are required to pass section 38.3 of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria (UN Transportation Testing). Intertek can test for conformance to the UN Transportation Testing requirements and avoid costly delays.

View our UN 38.3 Sixth Edition Webinar

Intertek’s complete range of services include Tests 1-8 of this specification:

T1 – Altitude Simulation (Primary and Secondary Cells and Batteries)
T2 – Thermal Test (Primary and Secondary Cells and Batteries)
T3 – Vibration (Primary and Secondary Cells and Batteries)
T4 – Shock (Primary and Secondary Cells and Batteries)
T5 – External Short Circuit (Primary and Secondary Cells and Batteries)
T6 – Impact (Primary and Secondary Cells)
T7 – Overcharge (Secondary Batteries)
T8 – Forced Discharge (Primary and Secondary Cells)

Our extensive range of charge/ discharge stations can support the required pre-test 50-cycle conditioning up 80 Volt / 50 Amps.

 

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