Prohibited Airmail Shipments

15/01/2016 0 Comment(s)

Different shipping rules apply for shipping goods internationally. The following list of constrainsts allpies to items in our inventory whihc are suitable for shipping via UK couirer, but not via airmail for international shipmnets. The following list may be applicable to some products within our catalogue:

Aerosols
Including spray paints, lacquers, solvents, air fresheners, oven cleaners, deodorants, body sprays, hair sprays, shaving and hair removal creams.

Flammable liquids
This includes mixtures of liquids or liquids containing solids in solution or suspension which give off a flammable vapour. Any liquid with a closed cup flash point below 60.5° C is prohibited e.g. acetone, benzene, cleaning compounds, gasoline, lighter fuel, paint thinners and removers, petroleum and solvents, certain alcoholic beverages, perfumes and aftershaves, varnishes and enamels including nail varnish.

Flammable solids
Solid materials which are liable to cause fire by friction, absorption of water, spontaneous chemical changes or retained heat from manufacturing or processing, or which can be readily ignited and burn vigorously e.g. adhesives, calcium carbide, cellulose nitrate products, fire lighters, matches, metallic magnesium, nitro-cellulose based film, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, sodium hydride, zinc powder, zirconium hydride.

Lighters and refills containing flammable liquid or gas
Including used butane and petrol cigar and cigarette lighters.
New and unused empty lighters are allowed. 

All Liquids over 1 litre
No item that contains more than 1000ml can be shipped via airmail. eg Shampoo, cough medicine, water etc