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Prohibited Commodities for the United States
Standard Prohibited Commodities
The following commodities are not acceptable for transport by express service under any circumstances.
● This is a result of a policy decision, following the full consideration of Operational, Legal and Risk Management implications.
● Animals
● Antiques (breakable and/or fragile)
● Asbestos
● Bullion
● Currency
● Firearms, parts thereof and ammunition
● Furs
● Hazardous or combustible materials (as defined in IATA Regulations)
● Human remains, including ashes
● Jewelry, precious metals and stones
● Narcotics (illegal)
● Property, the carriage of which is prohibited by any law, regulation or statute of any federal, state or local government of any country to or through which the shipment may be carried.

Shipping Commodities – What You Need to Know
Certain commodities are considered as “Non-Document” and need to be accompanied by an invoice and, in some cases, additional customs documentation. Other commodities are considered simply as a “Document” and only require an AirWaybill to be completed. The following list explains what you need to do in order to ship various commodities.

Document Commodities (Require only AirWaybill)
● Airline tickets, issued/validated
● Annual reports
● Blueprints Booklets, brochures (non-adv.)
● Business cards
● Cash letters
● Catalogues
● Charts/graphs
● Cheques,cancelled
● Cheques,cashier
● Computer printouts
● Deeds
● Diaries
● Diskettes
● Documents,general business
● Drawings,technical/architect/eng.
● Invoices,not blank
● Manuals,technical
● Manuscripts
● Microfiche & microfilm
● Moneyorders
● Passports
● Photographs
● Photos as part of business reports
● Plans/drawings-arch/indust/eng.Pur
● Price lists
● Ship manifest-computer generated
● Shipping schedules
● Slides Tapes: computer
● Transparencies
● Visa applications

Commodities where you should contact your local Customer Service advisor to clarify shipping requirements
● Animals,fish, birds (live)
● Asbestos
● Banderols/tax stickers
● Bullion (of any precious metal)
● Cash (bank notes, currency notes and coins)
● Complete firearms, ammunition, explosives and weapons
● Firearms, parts of
● Gambling devices
● Human remains or ashes
● Illegal goods
● Imitation (replica) firearms, weapons, explosive devices or ammunition
● Ivory
● Loose precious stones
● Pornography





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