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49 CFR Shipping Examples

The following examples of UPS hazardous materials packages are provided for your reference. For examples of how to prepare packages under IATA, please refer to the most current copy of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation. If you have any questions about shipping hazardous materials with UPS, please call the UPS Hazardous Materials Support Center at 1-800-554-9964.

  • ID8000 Consumer Commodity - Air Service (49 CFR)

    Effective January 1, 2013, when consumer commodities are offered for transportation by aircraft (as ID8000 Consumer Commodity) the package must be marked as a limited quantity in accordance with 49 CFR 172.315(b)(1) and labeled as a Class 9 article or substance.
  • Fully Regulated Material - Air Service (49 CFR)

    The material used in this example is Hexamethylenediamine Solution, 8, UN1783, PG II.
  • Limited Quantity Exception - Air Service (49 CFR HM-215K)

    If the "Ground and Air Packaging Exceptions" column of the chemical table references a specific packaging exception, refer to that section of 49 CFR to determine if your material qualifies for the exception.
  • Fully Regulated Material - Ground Service

    The "Ground and Air Packaging Exceptions" column of the chemical table indicates that there are no exceptions to the requirements for preparing this hazardous material for transport.
  • Limited Quantity Exception - Ground Service (49 CFR HM-215K)

    If the 'Ground and Air Packaging Provisions Exceptions' column of the chemical table references a specific packaging exception, refer to that section of 49 CFR to determine if your material qualifies for the exception.
  • ORM-D - Ground Service

    The ORM-D classification for hazardous materials is obsolete, effective January 1, 2021. This includes Consumer Commodity; Cartridges, Small Arms; and Cartridge, Power Device. Refer to the Limited Quantity Exception for Ground Service to determine if your material qualifies for the Limited Quantity exception.

  • Shipping Ammunition

    UPS accepts for transportation such ammunition as constitutes 'cartridges, small arms,' as defined in 49 C.F.R. § 173.59.
  • Small Quantity / Excepted Quantity (49 CFR)

    Refer to 49 CFR 173.4 for requirements.

  • 49 CFR Special Provisions - Ground or Air

    If a 'Special Provision' is listed in column 13, you are required by law to implement it when preparing the package.