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Hazardous Materials

Surprisingly, hazardous materials (hazmat) are found in many of the items that Stackry clients purchase and have sent to their lockers every day. These materials often include everything from paints to batteries. But in addition to the obvious ones, some mundane items such as cosmetics, aerosols and perfumes can be considered dangerous goods.

No matter the use, hazardous materials must be handled with care. There are special regulations and procedures that must be complied with when these goods are shipped by air, especially internationally. There are numerous regulations and requirements outlining proper care for dangerous goods while on site and also in transit.

Shipping hazmat internationally is complicated. Not all carriers will handle hazmat, and those that do, only offer it to a select list of countries. While many of our competitors will not handle hazmat, Stackry has over ten years of experience with it. We have a team of experts who know how to identify, classify, pack and label dangerous goods.

Common types of hazmat Stackry sees every day are listed below:

  • Perfumes
  • Nail Polishes
  • Rogaine
  • Anything in an aerosol can
  • Electronic devices that contain Lithium-Ion Batteries
    • cell phones
    • laptops
    • smartwatches
    • wireless speakers
  • Electronic devices that have spare lithium-ion batteries
    • camera shipped with spare battery
    • flashlight shipped with spare battery
  • Standalone lithium ion batteries
    • Spare batteries
    • Powerbanks

There are hundreds of other items that fall into the category of hazmat as well, that is why our team of experts will help you navigate the shipping experience, if you have questions about why your package has been classified as hazardous or if an item you wish to purchase can be shipped, contact us at [email protected]