Generally prohibited items

· All commodities valued over US$20,000 without approval
· Alcoholic beverages
· Animal products
· Biological Substance Cat B, UN3373
· Clam/Tortoise/Turtle Shells
· Cotton seeds
· Dangerous Goods as defined by IATA (Intl. Air Transport Association)
· Drugs, Prescription and Non-Prescription
· Dry Ice
· Eggs/Egg Product
· Films: entertainment
· Flammable Nightwear
· Fresh Fruit
· Honey/Honeycombs/other bee products
· Ivory
· Timber products from Liberia (wood-chips, piles, post, fence pickets,clothes pins, toothpicks, etc.)
· Medical samples
· Medical/dental supplies & equipment
· Military equipment
· Perishables
· Popcorn
· Propolis
· Reptile Skins (Shoes, Leather Goods, Finished/Unfinished textiles that are made with or have reptile skins attached)
· Soil
· Soil samples
· Straw
· Stuffed Animals
· Tobacco
· Whale bone
· One-of-a-kind/irreplaceable articles such as artwork valued over US$500,000 each
· Flammables with a flash point of 140 degrees Fahrenheit or less
· Auto parts with fluids in them
· Fine art
· Fine jewelry
· Furs
· Pornography/obscene material
· Precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum in the form of bullion, coins or ingots
· Watches valued over US$1000
· Weapons and weapons accessories
· Bullion and money of every description such as (but without prejudice to the generality of this clause) cash, bank notes, coins, currency notes or currency
· Stamps (postage or revenue); vouchers; tokens; tickets of any kind; and credit, debit or cash cards
· Time-sensitive or critical written materials or documents including, but not limited to, bids and contract proposals
· Contraband including, but not limited to, illicit drugs and counterfeit goods
· Livestock, bloodstock and living animals
· Human remains
· Division 1.1 Explosives (e.g., mines and nitroglycerine)
· Division 1.2 Explosives (e.g., rockets and warheads)
· Division 1.3 Explosives (e.g., smoke signals, projectiles and commercial fireworks)
· Division 1.5 Explosives (e.g., blasting agents)
· Division 1.6 Explosives
· Division 2.3 Toxic Gas
· Division 6.2 Infectious Substances
· Class 7 Radioactive Material including White I, Yellow II, Yellow III and fissile materia

International restricted items

· Class 3 Flammable Liquids
· Division 1.4 Explosives (e.g., airbags, small arms ammunition and model rocket motors)
· Division 2.2 Non-Flammable, Non-Toxic Gas
· Division 4.1 Flammable Solids
· Any transaction involving International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or other commodities subject to import licenses
· Artwork, archeological artifacts and antiquities
· Biological agents, etiological agents, and hosts and vectors of human disease
· Class 8 Corrosives
· Class 9 Miscellaneous (e.g., self-inflating life rafts, lithium batteries and dry ice)
· Division 2.1 Flammable Gas
· Division 4.2 Spontaneously Combustible Flammable Solids
· Division 4.3 Dangerous When Wet Flammable Solids
· Division 5.1 Oxidizers
· Division 5.2 Organic Peroxides
· Division 6.1 Toxic Substances (solid or liquid)
· Flowers
· Fresh foodstuffs
· Gems, cut or uncut
· Hazardous materials/dangerous goods and radioactive materials
· Household goods and personal effects
· Lithium ion and lithium metal batteries
· Medical Devices – must verify that the accepting warehouse complies with state requirements/ licensing/permits for distribution of medical devices
· Microchips, computer chips, microprocessors, central processing units (CPUs) and mobile telephones
· One-of-a-kind/irreplaceable articles such as artwork valued between US$250,000 and US$500,000 each and other single items valued at US$250,000 and higher
· Other perishables
· Pharmaceuticals
· Precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum in the form of scrap, dust, sulfides, residue, industrial preparations such as silver powder and silver termination paste, and jewelry
· Project cargo
· Retail tobacco products
· Tranquilizing guns and ammunition


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