Hazardous Materials Restrictions


Ship Essential is not able to ship products that are classified as Hazardous Materials or Dangerous goods. Below are the most common HazMat/DG products:

  • Nail polish

  • Fragrances

  • Hand sanitizer

  • Aerosol sprays

  • Cleaning products

  • Lighters

  • Matches

  • Alcohol

  • Tobacco

Carrier Resources

Please refer to the following links for carrier-specific information on shipping hazardous material and dangerous goods.


Hazardous Materials Support Center: 1 (800) 554-9964

UPS Guide for Transporting Hazardous Materials

Common Items that May Be Hazardous


HazMat Shipping Safety Guide

USPS Domestic Shipping Prohibitions & Restrictions

U.S. Department of Transportation

Getting Started with Shipping HazMat