Labelmaster, the leading provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced the expansion of its line of Obexion packaging. Engineered specifically for shipping and storing lithium batteries and devices that contain them, Labelmaster’s complete line of Obexion protective packaging provides a simple solution that mitigates the risks of lithium battery fires and is compliant with the latest hazmat shipping regulations.
“Lithium batteries and battery-powered devices are highly regulated, so shipping them safely and compliantly can be challenging, time-consuming and complex,” said Alan Schoen, president, Labelmaster. “Obexion was designed specifically to ship these dangerous goods in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner. By expanding the Obexion product line, Labelmaster now offers a full range of packaging solutions that are tailored to address the needs and requirements of different industries. With multiple configurations and custom sizes available, customers can now choose solutions that best fit their specific needs.”
Schoen added, “A thermal runaway event is one of the most unpredictable and damaging hazards in dangerous goods transport, and fully-charged batteries pose the highest danger. Unfortunately, the self-conducted tests manufacturers use to obtain special permits are often performed using partially-charged, lower-capacity batteries. As a result, packaging may receive a special permit and be considered in full compliance, yet still not provide full mitigation of a thermal runaway event. Obexion packaging, on the other hand, is tested using brand new batteries, with maximum watt-hours, at a full state of charge. So whether a lithium battery is new or old, fully or partially charged, in perfect condition or defective, shippers can be confident that Obexion packaging has been proven to provide the best protection against thermal runaway events.”
Obexion received Industrial Pack’s 2019 “Industrial Packaging Award” for the “Excellence in Transit Packaging” category.
To learn more about Labelmaster’s Obexion packaging, visit https://www.labelmaster.com/obexion.
For more than five decades, Labelmaster has been the go-to source for companies – big and small – to navigate and comply with the complex, ever-changing regulations that govern the transport of dangerous goods and hazardous materials. From hazmat labels and UN-certified packaging, hazmat placards and regulatory publications, to advanced technology and regulatory training, Labelmaster’s comprehensive offering of industry-leading software, products, and services helps customers remain compliant with all dangerous goods regulations, mitigate risk and maintain smooth, safe operations. Labelmaster's dedication to supporting its customers' operational and compliance needs is enhanced through its unmatched industry expertise and consulting services, which serve as a valuable resource for customers to answer difficult and commonplace regulatory questions. Whether you're shipping hazardous materials by land, air, or sea, Labelmaster is your partner in keeping your business ahead of regulations and compliant every step of the way. To learn more, visit www.labelmaster.com.
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