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about the details of new lithium battery rules for passengers.
Effective January 1, 2008, you may not pack spare lithium batteries in your checked baggage
You may pack spare lithium batteries in your
Please see our Spare Battery
sections to find out how to pack
For personal use, there is generally no restriction on the number of spare
batteries allowed in carry-on baggage
. This is the case for cell phone batteries, "hearing aid"
button cells, and AA/AAA batteries available in retail stores, as well as almost
all standard laptop computer batteries.
See "Larger Batteries
" to find out about more powerful batteries, such as extended-life
"universal batteries" and batteries designed for professional audio-visual applications.