(last updated on 11/22/2010)
Items that are considered Harzardous Materials by the carrier are not allowed to be shipped via GunBroker.com Shipping. These materials require special paperwork that needs to be filled out and the item needs to be delivered directly to the carrier.
Ammunition classifies as ORM-D. ORM-D are hazardous materials which have been granted certain exceptions to the hazardous materials packaging, labeling and shipping paperwork requirements by the Department of Transportation due to the nature of their consumer packaging and the size of inner containers. These shipments require the "ORM-D" markings on at least one side or end of the outer container. The total package maximum weight cannot exceed 66 pounds. ORM-D do not require hazardous materials shipping papers when transported via ground. Ammunition must ship ground and be labeled as ORM-D in accordance with the guideline of the carrier.
This information serves only as a guideline for shipping. Please refer to the carrier's tariff for specific guidelines and rules. Guidelines and definitions for Dangerous and Hazardous vary by carrier please check directly with the carrier for specific details.
FedEx Information on Hazardous Materials
Information on shipping ORM-D / Ammunication is contained within the Hazardous Materials sections of the FedEx Serivce Guide. These sections include Acceptable Materials, Packaging, and Marking and Labeling Guidelines.
FedEx Information on ORM-D and Hazardous Materials
These labels were created by a GunBroker.com user to assist with shipping ORM-D. They are provided as a service to you and are "as is" for you use.
Black ORM-D Labels
Blue ORM-D Labels
White ORM-D Labels