18 Items Not Allowed To Ship

Country differences regarding prohibited items

A very important aspect of an international removal, is taking the restricted and prohibited items into account. The rules vary from country to country. Restricted items can only be imported when the correct paperwork and import permits are granted, and in a limited quantity. If you violate these rules, there might be the risk that they return the shipment to origin (and destroy the goods). We listed some household items that are prohibited for transport or storage.

prohibited items list from Compas International Movers

Restricted and Prohibited Items

  • Detergents
  • Paint
  • Motor oil
  • Insecticide
  • Firewood charcoal
  • Matches
  • Lighters
  • Gas cans
  • Pesticides
  • Antifreeze/coolant
  • Compressed gas
  • Aerosols propane tanks
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fertiliser
  • Ammunition
  • Bleach batteries
  • Peroxides
  • Auto batteries

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