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Goods prohibited to export from the USA

January 31, 2018

Please note that the list of prohibited and restricted items includes but not limited to the items mentioned below. 

USPS Priority and FedEx Ecomony prohibited items

Prohibited items cannot be shipped under any circumstances. If received, Shipping Storm will return to customer and applicable charges will apply. If one of the items in package is prohibited, Shipping Storm will remove and return it to customer and applicable charges will apply, while other legal items will be processed and shipped.

  • $2500 or more in value
  • Agricultural supplies
  • Animals
  • Batteries, car (or any wet cell battery) Class 8 – Corrosives Batteries, dry cell batteries, lithium (packaged separately from device)
  • Chemicals
  • Chemistry kits
  • Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco
  • Cleaning fluids
  • Compressed Gases
  • Corrosive
  • Corrosives, liquid or solid.
  • Counterfeit and Pirated Items
  • Cryogenic
  • Currency
  • Cylinders
  • Diagnostic specimens
  • Drugs and other controlled substances
  • Dry ice (carbon dioxide solid).
  • Explosives or explosive devices.
  • Firearms (including imitation and replica firearms)
  • Fireworks
  • Flammable Materials. Liquids and Solids, including matches.
  • Infectious substances
  • Intoxicating beverages
  • Liquefied gas
  • Magnetized material
  • Magnets
  • Medical/Biological Samples
  • Military ordnance, ammunition, and shells.
  • Nonflammable with an absolute pressure exceeding 40 psi at 70°F or 104 psi at 130°F.
  • Oxidizers and Organic Peroxides
  • Paint, paint removers, or varnish removers
  • Perishable items
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Plants
  • Poisonous and Infectious
  • Poisons, irritants, controlled substances, and drug paraphernalia.
  • Pyrophoric, flammable, or combustible liquids with a closed cup flash point below 200°F.
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Solvents
  • Tobacco
  • Toxic substances
  • Vaccines

 

USPS Priority and FedEx Ecomony restricted items

Restricted items can be shipped under specific circumstances. Check with our manager for availability.

  • Automobile parts
  • Batteries, lithium (installed within device)
  • Barometers, manometers and sphygmomanometers
  • Blades/Knives
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Camping gear
  • Cigarette lighters
  • Corrosives
  • Cosmetics
  • Dental supplies
  • Diving equipment
  • Electrical equipment
  • Electrically powered apparatus (wheelchairs, lawnmowers, etc.)
  • Fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides
  • Food
  • Instruments
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Liquids, liquefiable substances and powders
  • Machinery parts
  • Manufactured items, such as thermometers
  • Medical supplies
  • Religious material
  • Perfume
  • Pet Food
  • Vape Liquids or E‐Liquids
  • Wooden Items

 

Shipping Storm Pickup and Shipping Storm Courier prohibited items

Prohibited items cannot be shipped under any circumstances. If received, Shipping Storm will return to customer and applicable charges will apply. If one of the items in package is prohibited, Shipping Storm will remove and return it to customer and applicable charges will apply, while other legal items will be processed and shipped.

  • Goods in large quantities. For example of snickers, more than 2 identical snickers, more than 5 different snickers.
  • Goods for commercial (non-personal) use, for example, 3D printers, production printers, medical devices, like a scalpel, stethoscope, etc.
  • Goods that are subject to rapid damage, such as food
  • Airbags for the car
  • Alcoholic products, ethyl alcohol, beer
  • Anti-block collars and sprays
  • Any flammable liquid or powder, aerosols (including pressurized canisters, tear gas, pepper spray)
  • Bitcoin processors and other similar systems
  • Caviar of Sturgeon or Beluga
  • Clothes and accessories from the skin of rare animals (crocodile, snake)
  • Coins and money, tokens, medals, bank cards
  • Corals
  • Cosmetics, perfumes, nail polish
  • Counterfeit products
  • Cylinders under pressure (if sent empty, then must be open)
  • Devices for gambling and their accessories
  • Dry ice
  • Electronics containing encryption modules (for example, Wi-Fi Bluetooth, GPS)
  • Engine and transmission (in assembly and parts). If there is a need to send a spare part for the engine, you can contact our support team and provide the link to the product page before the purchase of the goods.
  • Equipment for military and law enforcement agencies
  • Equipment for navigation of jet engines or aircraft (civil and military)
  • Explosives, fireworks, gunpowder, rockets or matches
  • Feed, dietary supplements for animals, as well as other means for caring for pets (including food for fish, aquarium care products)
  • Food products (including food colours)
  • Funds with minoxidil (usually a means to stimulate hair growth)
  • Gas masks and filters to them
  • Hoverboards
  • Human remains
  • Items of a cultural values ​​and art objects that require certification
  • Kitchen knives (except ceramic)
  • Knives/daggers (except folding up to 90 mm), axes, machetes
  • Leather or fur of wolves, bears, elephants, rhinoceroses and certain species of foxes and deer
  • Live or dead animals or insects
  • Lottery tickets
  • Medicines and vitamins. Contact our support team and provide the link to the product page before the purchase of the goods
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Military and civilian flying helmets, paratrooper’s outfit
  • Military uniforms, including body armour, helmets, and accessories, all kinds of shields
  • Narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors, including in the form of medicines
  • Night vision devices and spare parts
  • Optical sighting equipment and tactical lights (manual and mounted on weapons), including binoculars, accessories, and fasteners
  • Other goods prohibited for shipment by the acts of the Universal Postal Union and the customs legislation of the recipient's country
  • Paints, bleaches, glue
  • Plants in any form and condition, seeds of plants, fertilizer
  • Police, military uniforms, the form of special services, identification documents, badges (real and copies)
  • Powder paint for hair
  • Precious stones and natural diamonds, except for jewelry
  • Products containing fuel, including lighters, gasoline
  • Products not intended for personal use - professional tools declared as goods for a personal use (printers for printing labels, equipment for photo studios and so on)
  • Quadcopters (can only be tailored to the requirements of the customs)
  • Rechargeable lithium batteries (only allowed in the device)
  • Rosewood and objects made from ivory
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone, its batterie and chargers
  • Skin of snakes, alligators, crocodiles, rays and other reptiles or amphibians
  • Some electronic equipment (high-power computers, integrated circuits used in many communication systems, gyro sensors, accelerators, etc.)
  • Some laboratory equipment (for example, spectrometers, some types of rubber gloves, funnels, etc.)
  • Tea and coffee beans (ground and capsules are allowed)
  • Telecommunication devices with a high level of cryptographic protection (for example, network switches, WAN and LAN servers, base cellular stations, etc.)
  • Thermal imaging equipment and thermal guidance devices
  • Tobacco products and smoking mixtures, incl. electronic cigarettes and liquid for them
  • Tools for hacking locks
  • Vehicles
  • Video cards (no more than 2 in a package)
  • Walkie-talkie
  • Weapons and their parts, and ammunition (and parts).

 

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