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What are considered Dangerous Materials?

(last updated on 10/28/2013)

Items that are considered Dangerous Materials by the carrier are not allowed to be shipped via 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 "Limited Quantity" (Ltd. Qty) and is subject to special Hazardous Materials specifications. Ammunition must ship ground and be labeled as "Limited Quantity" (Ltd. Qty) in accordance with the guideline of the carrier. For details see: What are considered Hazardous Materials?


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 Dangerous Goods