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Old 04-08-2015, 08:46 PM   #31
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How to safely pack and ship batteries
Effective February 6, 2015
Types of batteries (cont.)
Wet Batteries (UN2794 and UN2795) — Not accepted in UPS
small package services; permitted in UPS Air Freight and
UPS Ground Freight
These batteries are commonly used in cars, electric wheel
-chairs, forklifts, some continuous computer power sources and
other applications. They contain highly corrosive acid or alkali
and can cause fires from short circuit. All terminals must be
protected against short circuit, and the batteries packaged and
tested according to
49 CFR 173.159
for U.S. shipments, or
Section 5, Packing Instruction 870
. Note that air shipments must
include an acid- or alkali-proof liner, or include supplementary
packaging with sufficient strength and adequate seals to prevent
leakage of electrolyte fluid in the event of spillage (see Figs. 1 and
2). Applicable shipping paper/Declarations for Dangerous Goods
requirements must be met

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Old 04-08-2015, 08:48 PM   #32
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While Amazon Prime has free shipping on all its AGM batteries, even some wet acid batteries have free shipping.

Even battery electrolyte can be shipped free:


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