24x7 Magazine: Restrictions on Air Transportation of Lithium-Powered Medical Devices Voted Down

Dec 13, 2021, 00:00 AM

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has recognized the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for choosing not to support proposed amendments to air transportation regulations that would severely restrict transportation of medical devices containing lithium batteries.

Specifically, the amendments would have mandated that all devices containing lithium batteries have an on/off switch, and those batteries be shipped at the lowest practical state of charge, not exceeding 30%.

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