Can I ship dangerous goods using Shippit?

We do not ship dangerous goods or prohibited goods

We abide by the standards set out by the UN and IATA when shipping dangerous goods by air. We cannot ship anything that has the potential to:

  • Explode
  • Asphyxiate
  • Burn
  • Poison
  • Corrode skin or metals
  • Pollute the environment
  • Become unstable with other products

Here is a full list of prohibited goods that our carriers will refuse to collect if air travel is required:

  • Aerosol cans and sprays
  • Animal skins, furs or any animal parts, including but not limited to meat, ivory and ivory products
  • Any box with a ‘hazardous’ label attached (avoid re-using old boxes)
  • Any item that requires collection online auction websites without prior authorisation from Parcel2Courier, except eBay purchases
  • Articles of exceptional value (eg, works of art, antiques, precious stones, gold and silver)
  • Cheques or Tickets
  • Dangerous goods like explosives, fireworks, radioactive materials, deactivated or replica weapons and munitions, firearms, swords, knives or weapons
  • Dry Ice
  • Engines, generators, gearboxes or any mechanical equipment containing or having contained oil or petrol (unless professionally cleaned)
  • Fire extinguishers and life Jackets
  • Perishable goods
  • Furniture that is not flat-packed
  • Hazardous materials like paint, adhesives, chemicals, flammable resins, solvents, liquids, compressed air, items containing any gases or household cleaners
  • Household goods containing flammable or corrosive liquids, such as oven or drain cleaners, perfume, aftershave, hairspray, nail varnish, acetone or antiseptic wipes
  • Organic matter like remains
  • Live or deceased animals
  • Magnets or items containing ferro-magnetic material
  • Money, coins, keys, payment cards or identification
  • Plants, seeds or flowers
  • Pornographic materials
  • Prescribed drugs or medication
  • Tobacco and tobacco products of every descioption
  • Unpackaged items or poorly packaged items which would open during transit
  • Wet, Dry, Metal Or Lithium Batteries Or products containing these items
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