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Information about Lenovo’s 2014 Voluntary Battery Recall

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 Certificates


Specific battery Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are available on the Lenovo MSDS Finder, please click here.


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 (shown in image below).



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).



Additional information about batteries is available at www.lenovo.com/support/batteries.

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