Does MyUS charge a fee for handling dangerous goods or hazardous material?
Yes, there is a per-shipment handling fee to properly package and label dangerous goods. The fee is 7% of the total value of the dangerous goods, with a minimum cost of $29.99 when shipping with DHL, or $19.99 when shipping with other carriers, and also applies to uninstalled lithium batteries.
If a lithium battery is installed, there is a $4 handling fee to properly label and package the shipment.
Some types of dangerous goods require Performance Oriented Packaging. We provide boxes needed for this service at $24 to $50 per box, depending on the item. Performance Oriented Packing is generally required for high-volume items (e.g., paint) and is not required for lower volume items (e.g., nail polish or perfume).
Please note: Dangerous goods may need to to ship separately from non-dangerous goods.
Common dangerous goods include perfume, nail polish, glue, paint and batteries. Some countries do not allow the import of these items. Please click here to see if your country allows import of dangerous goods.