MyUS blog

Can I ship "Dangerous Goods" to my country from the USA?

Don't know what dangerous goods are? Wondering if you can ship them to your country? 

Products or substances that can pose a danger to people, property and the environment while being shipped are often considered Hazardous Materials, or "Dangerous Goods," as they are also known.

Dangerous Goods

Some items pose obvious safety risks, like a large tank of flammable chemicals. However, some common, everyday products can be considered "Dangerous Goods" when they're being shipped - including nail polish, perfume, hand sanitizer, paint, shoe polish, cell phone batteries, and electronics. 

While these everyday items may be harmless in your home, they need special handling when being shipped. For more details on what may be considered "Dangerous Goods," click here.

Wondering if you can ship these products from the USA to your country? 

Unfortunately, some countries simply do not allow "Dangerous Goods" to be shipped or imported through any carrier or shipping service. 

As the industry leader, MyUS is the expert when it comes to customs laws and shipping hazardous materials, and can help prepare your shipments safely, or assist you in what to do if an item you purchased cannot be shipped to your country. 

The following countries do not allow shipment of "Dangerous Goods"

A
Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Armenia , Azerbaijan, Antigua & Barbuda 
B
BangladeshBelize, Bhutan, Bonaire, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi 
C
Cambodia, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Dem Republic of ), Cook Islands 
D
Djibouti 
E
East Timor, Egypt , Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia
F
Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, French Guiana
G
Gambia, Georgia, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Guyana
H
Haiti 
J
Jordan
K
Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan
L
Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya
M
Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montserrat, Mozambique 
N
Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nevis, New Caledonia, Niger, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands
P
Papua New Guinea, Paraguay
Q
Qatar 
R
Russia, Rwanda 
S
Saba, Samoa, Sao Tome & Principe, Seychelles, Sierre Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, Suriname, Swaziland
T
Tahiti (French Polynesia), Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tonga, Tunisia, Turks & Cacaos Islands, Tuvalu
U
Uganda, Uzbekistan
V
Vanuatu
Y
Yemen
Z
Zambia, Zimbabwe

Still not sure whether you can ship a specific item to your country, or if something is considered a "Dangerous Good"? Just ask a MyUS representative. Not a member yet? Join today! 

Comments

Sign In