The Brompton Electric battery is considered a class 9 hazardous good when shipped with a Brompton Electric bicycle or as a standalone battery. Due to this, there are strict regulations and restrictions in the travel and shipment of the battery on commercial vehicles.
If you need to take your Brompton Electric on a train or other forms of transport; please check with the service provider before you travel for advice on any restrictions on the transportation of lithium batteries. It is not permissible to take the battery on a commercial aircraft. Always disconnect the battery and bag from the bike when transporting your Brompton Electric.
Batteries must not be shipped without special packaging and labeling by a forwarding agency or package service. One of the documents that may be requested from you is the products Material Safety Data Sheet that allows all parties handling the product to understand what it contains.
You may be able to acquire the correct packaging from your local Brompton Electric dealer. It is advisable that this is requested ahead of your intended shipment date as the dealer may need to first acquire the packaging from Brompton.
The BMZ Battery Material Safety Data Sheet can be found here.
If you have any doubts at all, in regard to the shipment of Lithium-Ion batteries, please contact the shipping provider.
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