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Prohibited Items

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The following articles are prohibited from shipment to all countries served by SHIPIT

Acids ,  Aerosols , Aftershave , Alcoholic beverages,Animal skins (non-domesticated) Articles of exceptional value (e.g., works of art, antiques, precious stones, gold and silver)

Batteries containing liquid , Bleach , Cash ,  Compressed Gas,Dangerous goods / Hazardous materials (following IATA regulations for Express and Expedited, and following ADR regulations for Standard)

Explosives ,  Firearms or air rifles , Flammable products of any type,Furs, Ignitable Gas , Incapacitating Sprays , Ink or Toner Cartridges ,Ivory and ivory products , Knives or weapons,Live animals,Meat or animal products, Money and negotiable items,Nail Varnish, Passports, Bank Card, Land Title , Perfume, aftershave and other fragrances,Plants, Poisons, Pornographic materials, Seeds,Tobacco and tobacco products are prohibited with FedEx,GLS & TNT. TV’s,White goods (Such as cookers/fridges/washing machines) are also prohibited with TNT and GLS.

Also prohibited are: goods moving under ATA Carnet and all temporary exports and imports; goods moving under FCR, FCT and CAD (Cash Against Document); shipments with inherent vice, which by their nature are likely to soil, impair or damage persons, merchandise or equipment; goods, the carriage of which is prohibited by law in the country of origin, transit or destination (e.g. ivory and ivory products), goods which attract excise duty (e.g. spirits) or which require special facilities, safety precautions or permits.

Under applicable law, certain goods may be transported only under prescribed conditions and certain goods are prohibited from transportation by air (e.g. liquids in glass containers).

It is the shipper’s responsibility to comply with current government regulations or laws applicable in each country. Shipments are subject to inspection and possible delay by customs or representatives of other government authorities.

We reserve the right to refuse or suspend transportation of any package which does not set out contact details for shipper and receiver and of goods which, in our opinion, are not practicable for transportation or are not adequately described, classified or packed and labelled in a manner suitable for transportation and accompanied by necessary documentation.

We will not transport any goods which are prohibited by law or regulation of any federal, state or local government in the origin or destination countries or which may breach any applicable export, import or other laws or endanger the safety of our employees, agents and subcontractors or the means of transportation or,which in our opinion, soil, paint or otherwise damage other goods or equipment or which are economically or operationally impractical to transport.