Prohibited or Restricted Items for Export and Import Delivery Parcels

Consignment Conditions for Liquid, Powder, Paste, Magnetic and Electric Items

We do not offer delivery service for liquid, powder, pasted, magnetic or electrical items to cash customers but filed credit account customers. For details, please contact our local business locations or sales team.
1. The documents required for the liquid, powder and paste items include the "Air Transport Conditions Appraisal Report" (hereinafter referred to as the "Appraisal Report"), "SF Airlines Special International Cargo Filing Application Form" or "MSDS", "NON-DG LETTER";
2. The documents required for the electric Items include the "Appraisal Report", "UN38.3 Test Summary" (if it is included in the cargo appraisal report, it does not need to be provided separately. For single capacitor items, appraisal report is enough.), "SF Airlines Special International Cargo Filing Application Form" or "MSDS", "UN38.3", "Battery Letter";
3. The documents required for magnetic items include "Magnetic Inspection Report", "SF Airlines Special International Cargo Filing Application Form" or "Magnetic Inspection Report" plus "NON-DG LETTER";
4. The results of all "Appraisal Reports"/"MSDS" indicate that the goods can be shipped by air as general cargo or unrestricted goods, and the goods tested on the "appraisal report"/"MSDS" must be consistent with the actual shipped goods.
5. Due to different shipping channels, the documents required for consignment may be adjusted. SF Express will contact with customers to make confirmation.

The following items are restricted or prohibited for shipping:

  • Arms, simulation weapons, ammunition, controlled knives, and explosive articles.
  • Inflammable articles, explosive articles.
  • Oxidizing agents and peroxides.
  • Narcotic drugs and drug taking tools, stupefacient and psychoactive drugs that are in improper use and precursor chemicals and toxic substances that are in improper use.
  • Biochemical, epidemic and infectious materials.
  • Radioactive substances and radioactive substances.
  • Illegal counterfeit products such as counterfeit or altered currency, marketable securities, certificates, and official seals.
  • Currency and negotiable securities.
  • Articles that infringe intellectual property rights, and counterfeit and shoddy products.
  • Animals and plants, especially those endangered wild animals and plants as well as their products.
  • Food, drugs or other articles that are hazardous to human and animal health and may spread disease from infected area
  • Cigarettes and tobacco, tobacco products, and liquor.
  • Valuables (such as artworks, antiques, gems, and precious metals including gold).
  • Chilled products (such as Frozen goods, refrigerated goods)
  • Aviation Safety Control Items
  • Other articles prohibited from mailing under other laws and regulations.

We do not accept/or accept with conditions the following articles for carriage:

  • Packages without detailed contact information about the shipper and receiver.
  • Articles which are inappropriate for mailing, with improper mailing mode, improperly described, classified, packaged, or labeled, and without necessary certificates as deemed by SF.
  • Articles which may endanger the safety of transportation vehicles or personal safety due to their own or package features as judged by SF.
  • Articles which are not suitable for mailing from the perspective of economics or operations as judged by SF.

It is the obligations of the shipper to obey the applicable laws, regulations, and government regulations of the origin and destination countries/regions, and articles prohibited or restricted from mailing in different countries and regions may vary. Therefore, in additions to the above standards of articles prohibited/restricted for mailing, the shipper is suggested to refer to the list of prohibited/restricted articles from import/export specified by the origin and destination countries or regions districts.

Kindly Reminder:

S.F. Express published and configured the new ‘Export and Import Delivery Standards Inquiry’, if customers have enquiries on prohibited/restricted items, please dial S.F. Express hotline 412-8830(Dial 02 before number with mobile phone) or click SF Online Service.