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Hazardous and Prohibited Items – International Services

Prohibited Items

For security and legal reasons,
items which may fall into any of the categories below
are prohibited from International Courier Services.

Full list of prohibited items:*

  • Acetone
  • Aerosols (of any kind including saline solution, cosmetics)
  • Alcohol
  • Aluminium Chloride
  • Antiques
  • Arsenic
  • Architectural Models
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries including lithium-ion batteries (individually or as part of an electronic device)
  • Benzene
  • Beryllium
  • Blasting Caps
  • Bromates
  • Bullion
  • Butane
  • Calcium Carbide
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Cash including coin, credit cards, laser cards, debit cards, passports, bank drafts, sterling drafts, blank cheque, postage stamps .
  • Caustic Soda
  • Cellulose
  • Ceramics including China, Porcelain, Delph, Crockery and Dishes
  • Chlorates
  • Chlorine
  • Cleaning Fluids
  • Computer Appliances ( RAM, Chips, SIMMS & CPU)
  • Corrosive Fluids
  • Corrosive Paint Remover
  • Corrosive substances (including acids and batteries)
  • Counterfeit and Pirated Items
  • Cyanide
  • Diagnostic Samples
  • Drugs and Pharmaceutical products
  • Dry Ice (Solid Carbon Dioxide)
  • Ethane
  • Explosive substances (including fireworks, gas cylinders, ammunition or crackers)
  • Fiberglass Compounds
  • Firearms , weaponry, ammunition & replica firearms (including toys)
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fissile Material (Uranium 235 etc.)
  • Flammable substances (including matches, lighters)
  • Flares
  • Flowers
  • Flowers
  • Fluorine
  • Furs
  • Fuses
  • Gasoline
  • Glass including items containing glass
  • Hazardous or combustible material (as defined in the regulations of the International Air Transport Association (IATA))
  • Human remains including ashes
  • Hydrochloric Acid
  • Hydrogen
  • Igniters
  • Illegal narcotics
  • Industrial Diamonds
  • Infectious substances (including medical samples, biological samples or serums)
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery
  • Lighter Fuel
  • Liquids (of any kind including water, alcohol, gels, creams, aftershaves and perfumes)
  • Living Creatures/Animals and Insects
  • Magnetised material
  • Matches
  • Mercury
  • Mercury Salts
  • Metallic Magnesium
  • Methane
  • Mustard Gas
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Neon
  • Nitrates
  • Nitrobenzene
  • Nitrocellulose Film
  • Nitrogen
  • Nitrogen Dioxide
  • Nitro-glycerine
  • Nitric Acid
  • Organic or Biological materials
  • Paint Remover
  • Paint Thinner
  • Paraffin
  • Pathogenic Material
  • Perchlorates
  • Perishable items
  • Permanganates
  • Peroxides
  • Petroleum
  • Phosphorous
  • Plants and Plant Products ( seeds and tobacco)
  • Pornography including indecent or obscene material
  • Potassium
  • Precious Metals
  • Propane
  • Radioactive Waste Material (Uranium or Thorium Ores etc.)
  • Rat Poison
  • Selenite
  • Serum
  • Sodiums
  • Sodium Hydride
  • Solvents
  • Sulphuric Acid
  • Toner & Ink cartridges (separately packed or in printers)
  • Vaccines
  • Vouchers  or Tickets with Monetary face value
  • Works of art
  • Zinc Powder

Or any item(s) the carriage of which is prohibited by law, regulation or statute of any federal, state or local government of any country to or through which the shipment may be carried.

* Additional items may be prohibited /restricted from “Courier Services”. For more information call Customer Services on +353–1–884 9590.

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