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There are certain items that cannot be packed and loaded onto the truck; such as flammable liquids, solids and explosive materials. To make it easier on you, we gathered a list of non-shippable items:

Hazardous Materials

    • Nail polish remover
    • Nail polish
    • Car batteries
    • Household batteries
    • Chemistry sets
    • Ammunition
    • Matches
    • Gasoline
    • Kerosene
    • Motor oil
    • Liquid bleach

    • Pool chemicals
    • Fertilizers
    • Poisons
    • Fireworks
    • Charcoal
    • Charcoal lighter
    • Darkroom chemicals
    • Ammonia
    • Lamp oils
    • Paints
    • Paint thinners
    • Aerosols


Food, plants or living things that may die or spoil in transit.

    • Frozen Food
    • Produce
    • Plants
    • Refrigerated Food
    • Food - open or without adequate preservation (i.e. - spaghetti, cereal, bread, etc.)

Note: You should empty your refrigerators and freezers. Keep appliance doors open for at least 24 hours in advance of loading; this will allow appliances to dry out and prevent the growth of mold.

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