Shipping Hazmat

“Under 18 U.S.C. 1716, any matter that is outwardly or intrinsically dangerous or injurious to life, health, or property is deemed non-mailable. The deliberate deposit of such matter in the mail is considered a crime punishable by fine, imprisonment, and/or other penalties.”

If you are shipping any materials that you suspect might be hazardous, please consult the Hazardous Materials table as well as the documentation provided by your chosen carrier.

To mark an order or multiple orders as containing hazardous materials, click the “MORE OPTIONS” button at the bottom of the order page.

More options button screenshot

Subsequently, select the Hazardous Material (Hazmat) code category that applies to your package.

Hazmat code category screenshot

Within each category, there are specific subsections associated with each carrier willing to transport the given package.

Carrier selection screenshot

Hazmat codes can also be added through automation as well as through the products page found in inventory.

Once this process is completed, you are ready to proceed! Please note that the rate shop may display services that are not appropriate for shipping certain hazardous materials. It is the shipper’s responsibility to understand and comply with all laws and regulations pertaining to any hazardous materials they intend to ship.

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