How To Ship Special-Care or Regulated Items

Not every UPS shipment is as easy as pack and ship. There are items that require more attention before they can be sent off to their destination.

Shipping Dangerous Goods Guide

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Learn how to safely and successfully transport dangerous goods through UPS.

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Not sure if something qualifies as hazardous? Here’s a list of common items that could be dangerous goods.

What Can and Can't Be Shipped by UPS

Certain prohibited items that we will ship on a contractural basis, and some we won’t due to laws or regulations. Find more information on those items to make sure you’re ready to go.

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Need a contract? Contact our Dangerous Goods support centre at or call 1-800-509-0953.