PROHIBITED & RESTRICTED COMMODITIES
 PROHIBITED COMMODITIES 

NOT acceptable for transport
The following commodities are NOT acceptable for transport by American eBox
– UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, including domestic (USA) moves.

Live Animals, Reptiles, Snakes, Birds, Insects (other than those listed below for domestic transit under restricted commodities)
All Samsung Galaxy Note7 and Samsung Note7 devices
Loose lithium metal batteries under IATA PI968 section II
Bullion
Currency
Firearms (Parts thereof including paintball, pellet guns, air rifles, etc.)
[Except for Domestic exceptions listed below under restricted commodities]
Pornography
Drugs / Narcotics (illegal)
Human remains (including ashes)
Counterfeit or Pirated goods or material
Any item(s), the carriage of which is prohibited by any law, regulation or statute of any federal, state or local government to or through which the shipment may be carried.

 

 RESTRICTED COMMODITIES 
MAY be acceptable for transport

The following commodities MAY be acceptable for transport by DHL with pre-approval of DHL Risk Management, if certain conditions or circumstances are fulfilled. Please contact DHL Sales Representative at 800-CALL DHL for more  information. Additional fees may apply.

Alcoholic Beverages

(e.g. beer, wine, spirits). Domestic (USA) wine carriage only from licensed distributors. Adult signature required. Outside the U.S. may be acceptable to send wine, beer and spirits from licensed distributors.

Live Animals

(Limited to non-venomous, frogs, insects, lizards, tortoises, sea life, and worms). Domestic (USA) transportation only under certain conditions. Not permitted to be sent outside the U.S. DHL is not liable for degradation of goods due to delays. Shipments must be sent through Express Air Service.

Dangerous Goods

(Hazardous or combustible materials, including asbestos and ammunition, as defined by 49CFR, ICAO/IATA or by applicable sea or road transport regulations). Domestic (USA), including Puerto Rico, and Canada transportation only under certain conditions. Not permitted to be sent outside the U.S. or Canada with the exception of dry ice, diagnostic specimens (UN3373) and EQ’s (Excepted Quantities) to certain predefined sectors.

Lithium Ion Batteries
 All lithium metal batteries - Lithium metal batteries are generally non-rechargeable and contain metallic lithium
 Loose lithium ion batteries - Lithium ion batteries do not contain metallic lithium and are rechargeable

Firearms

(Parts thereof including paintball, pellet guns, air rifles, etc.). Domestic (USA) transportation only from and to licensed dealers. Domestic firearms must be rendered mechanically not fireable.

Not permitted to be sent outside the U.S.

Industrial Diamonds / Carbons
For values over USD 10,000.

Jewelry

Over individual unit values of USD 100 (finished jewelry 
including watches).

Negotiable Instruments

(Currency and Bullion is prohibited). Domestic (USA) exceptions for certain other negotiable instruments. American eBox has no liability for negotiable value. Negotiable instruments in bearer form not permitted to be sent outside the U.S.

Precious Metals and Stones

(Including unfinished Jewelry).

Tobacco Products

Domestic (USA) restricted (shipments of cigarettes to individual consumers is prohibited). Adult signature required. Outside the U.S. many countries have specific import restrictions. Please contact Customer Service at 754-777-8873 for details.


Restricted Products

The purchase of restricted goods could lose you time and money.

The following items are restricted by different domestic and international institutions. Before making a purchase, refer to the adjacent chart and avoid unnecessary expenses.

Restricted by local customs policies:

The following items tend to have local restrictions or require special import permits. Other items may have restrictions related to their hazardous nature. A hazardous material is anything FLAMABLE, EXPLOSIVE or CORROSIVE.

Products considered hazardous:

  • Perishable goods
  • Tobacco and arms
  • Food and beverages
  • Live animals
  • Lithium Ion Batteries
  • Spray cans or products that damage the ozone layer
  • Seeds-Plants-Wood
  • Explosives and munitions
  • Toxic substances
  • Chemical substances
  • Animal skins and animal products
  • Medicine, drugs, narcotics
  • Any item with alcohol as a main ingredient
  • Fireworks or gunpowder
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Gas, tear gas, or pepper spray
  • Lighters and/or matches
  • Batteries containing chemical products
  • Poison
  • Pressure containers
  • Tools that operate with gas

Please do not send these items to your address in Miami, it may not be transported and you will assume to costs of this purchase being discarded or the cost of it being returned to the on-line retailer.

Please contact our offices for more information.

Important:

While items used daily at home or at work for personal care may not seem hazardous, changes in cabin temperature and pressure can cause a leakage of their contents, generating toxic gases and/or starting a fire.

By Law...

You must declare dangerous materials to an airline, shipping company or US Postal Service. A violation of the United States Federal Regulations of Hazardous Materials (CFR 49, parts 171-180) will result in a civil penalty up to $25,000 for each violation, and when appropriate, violations are subject to a penalty of up to $500,000 and/or imprisonment up to a period of five years.