dangerous,hazardous and prohibited items

On December 15th 2016 by admin

Dangerous (Hazardous), Prohibited and restricted items

It is your responsibility as the shippers to ensure the contents of your consignments are acceptable and meet all policy and safety requirements. It is important to remember that you are the only person who knows what is inside of your shipment, for safety and security as well as customs you need to declare everything that is present within the package.
The listings below are not exhaustive and if you need any further advice on shipping your items please contact us. The items below can be usually shipped but only through licenced operators, we can advise or help ship your product if required.

The DHL website is constantly updated and is a good source of knowledge; DHL

TIP: If you re-use outer cases please make certain you remove all previous labels, even the UN numbers on boxes are a cause of holdups even when the covered.

Dangerous Goods

  • Adhesives
  • Aerosols
  • Airbags for cars
  • Ammunition and guns
  • Batteries
  • Camping stoves
  • Cleaning fluids
  • Compressed air and gas cylinders
  • Diesel, fuel and gasoline
  • Dry Ice
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Hair curlers
  • Helium
  • Infectious substances
  • Insecticide
  • Life jackets
  • Liquid bleach and chlorine
  • Magnets
  • Nail varnish
  • Paint, Turpentine
  • Pepper spray
  • Perfume and aftershave
  • Radioactive material
  • Safety matches
  • Seat belts
  • Thermometers

Prohibited Items

  • Animals, Animal products
  • Body parts
  • Bullion
  • Dishwashers
  • Replica firearms / guns
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Illegal drugs
  • Knives
  • Laboratory and medical samples
  • Mattresses
  • Money
  • Loose furniture
  • Ovens
  • Personal Data
  • Perishable foodstuffs
  • Pornography
  • Precious metal
  • Printer ink
  • Stamps
  • Televisions
  • Tobacco
  • Tumble dryers
  • Washing machines

Restricted items

  • Alcohol
  • Credit / debit cards
  • Jewellery / watches
  • Mobile phones /devices
  • Passports
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