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Lithium batteries fee

Lithium batteries and items that contain or are sold with them are charged a per-unit fee, in addition to the FBA fulfillment fee. The lithium battery fee is part of the fees for all items fulfilled by Amazon containing lithium batteries.

Fee details

Time of charge When customer order is shipped
Fee structure Per unit fulfilled. Single, fixed rate.

Suggested articles: The following terms and help articles are helpful to review as a foundation to understand the details of how this fee is calculated.

FBA fulfillment fees

Rate card

The lithium battery fee is $0.11 per unit for lithium batteries and products that contain or are sold with lithium batteries. Starting April 28, 2022, we will implement a fuel and inflation surcharge and the lithium battery fee will increase to $0.12 per unit.

Fee example

If you’re selling an LED flashlight that includes lithium batteries, a lithium battery fee of $0.11 will apply per unit, along with other applicable referral, service, fulfillment, and surcharge fees. Starting April 28, the lithium battery fee will increase to $0.12 per unit when the fuel and inflation surcharge is applied.


Estimating fees

The following tools reflect this fee when providing a fee estimate:

FBA Revenue Calculator

Manage Your Inventory – Estimated Fees per Unit Sold

Fee Preview report

Reporting fees

Payments - Transaction View

Note: This surcharge is not separated from the fulfillment fee in estimating and reporting tools. The fee is shown with the FBA fulfillment fee as a single amount.
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