Why are some products containing lithium batteries unavailable to ship internationally?

Some products containing lithium batteries are unavailable to our international members because of shipping restrictions implemented by couriers or customs agencies. Factors that determine if a product can be shipped include the following:

  • Battery size
  • Battery location inside packaging
  • Power output 

For more information about shipping restrictions for lithium batteries, please visit the following courier websites:

NOTE: Due to customs restrictions, products containing lithium batteries cannot be shipped to members in Germany and Italy

Shipping items containing hazardous materials requires the use of a courier that is certified to transport such materials. These couriers are more expensive as they require proper certification, additional labeling and documentation. Couriers impose additional fees for this service.