Lithium batteries are subject to a number of transportation regulations for all modes of
transportation both in the United States and globally. Regulatory agencies governing the transportation of
these batteries include the US Department of Transportation, International Civil Aviation Organization
(ICAO), International Air Transport Association (IATA) and International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Battery Information for Transportation and Shipment Purposes:
Lenovo Battery Declaration of Conformity (DoC)
The Lenovo Battery Declaration of
Conformity (DoC) is a document that confirms Lenovo’s conformance to US and worldwide transportation
requirements. The Lenovo Battery DoC lists the applicable preconditions, testing and the regulations
assessed for compliance.
This Battery Declaration of Conformity (DoC) confirms all our notebook battery packs (e.g., ThinkPad,
IdeaPad) meet IATA and UN transportation requirements. We routinely provide this documentation to customers
to satisfy battery and transportation information requirements. This document has been accepted by
UPS, FedEx, and many other transportation entities.
Lenovo Battery Material Safety Data Sheets and Test Certificate
Specific battery Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are available on the Lenovo MSDS Finder, please click
To find the MSDS for a specific battery, you will need the Lenovo battery part number as listed on the label affixed to the battery. Below is a video on how to find that information:
Instructions on Locating your Lenovo Battery Part Number
Remove the battery pack from your Lenovo Notebook as shown below:
Locate the label affixed to the battery pack and the part number will be listed on this label. Examples of
battery part numbers are FRU P/N 42T4536, FRU P/N 42T4796, etc.
If the battery part number is not listed on the Lenovo MSDS Finder please contact the Lenovo Environmental
Department with your request (e-mail compliance@Lenovo.com and
include your battery part number).
Battery test certificates are available from the Lenovo Regulatory Compliance Department upon request (e-mail
compliance@Lenovo.com and include your battery part number).