Shipping restricted goods may cost you time and money

 
 

The following items are restricted by different domestic and international institutions.  Before making a purchase, refer to the adjacent chart and avoid unnecessary expenses.

 

Restricted by local customs policies:

 

The following items tend to have local restrictions or require special import permits.  Other items may have restrictions related to their hazardous nature.  A hazardous material is anything FLAMABLE, EXPLOSIVE or CORROSIVE.


  • Perishable goods
  • Tobacco and arms
  • Food and beverages
  • Live animals
  • Spray cans or products that damage the ozone layer
  • Seeds-Plants-Wood
  • Explosives and munitions
  • Toxic substances
  • Chemical substances
  • Animal skins and animal products
  • Medicines or drugs containing narcotics
  • Alcohol and any item with alcohol as a main ingredient
  • Fireworks or gunpowder
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Gas, tear gas, or pepper spray
  • Lighters and/or matches
  • Batteries containing chemical products (i.e., lithium batteries)
  • Poison
  • Tools that operate with gas

 

Please do not attempt to ship any restricted or hazardous products unless you have confirmed your country’s import and/or customs rules and regulations regarding such items.  Any cost associated with the handling, removal, return shipping and/or disposal of such items will be your responsibility and will be charged to your credit card.


 

IMPORTANT:

 

While items used daily at home or at work for personal care may not seem hazardous, changes in temperature or pressure can cause a leakage of their contents, generating toxic gases which may also be flammable.


 

BY LAW:

 

You must declare any and all dangerous materials for BuyShipUSA to be able to ship them.  A violation of the United States Federal Regulations of Hazardous Materials (CFR 49, parts 171-180) will result in a civil penalty up to $25,000 for each violation, and when appropriate, violations are subject to a penalty of up to $500,000 and/or imprisonment up to a period of five years.