UPS will accept and transport the following classes of international
dangerous goods in the quantities specified in the International Dangerous Goods
Chemical Tables. All packages must be eligible for carriage by passenger
Dangerous Goods Classes
2.1 Flammable Gas
3 Flammable Liquids
4.1 Flammable Solids
For a detailed listing of acceptable classes, commodities, and their
associated quantity limits, view the International Dangerous
Goods Chemical Tables
Dangerous goods packages must not exceed 30 Kg gross weight.
This also applies when shipping dangerous goods on a pallet using UPS Worldwide
Express Freight™. The pallet weight can exceed 30 Kg gross weight,
but individual packages on the pallet that contain DG cannot exceed 30kg gross
each. Lower limits apply to certain materials.
The sequence of information used on the Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous
Goods must be as shown in DGR 188.8.131.52.1 (a), commencing with the UN or ID
All UPS International Dangerous Goods shipments require three original copies
of the Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods on each dangerous goods package
in the shipment, or per shipment.
UPS may restrict specific dangerous goods to a defined maximum outer package
or inner receptacle capacity.
Single packagings of dangerous goods are not accepted unless they are in
cargo aircraft only (CAO) quantities. Combination packagings must be
used for any shipment complying with passenger aircraft quantities that
requires an IATA Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods. (IATA DGR UPS
Carrier Variation 5X-02)
UPS requires the proper shipping name and identification number (if one is
assigned) be marked on all packages containing dangerous goods.
Dangerous goods may not be shipped in UPS-provided packaging, such as
Letters, Paks, Tubes, etc.
UPS accepts only non-bulk packagings of dangerous goods not exceeding the
manufacturer´s specifications on the packagings.
Packages must not be banded, taped or strapped together.
If you have any questions about shipping dangerous goods with UPS, please
call the UPS Hazardous Materials Support Center at 1-800-554-9964.