Prohibited Items

Prohibited Items

The following restrictions apply to parcel and pallet "NETWORK" consignments only.  If in doubt please call our specialist handling division.

The following items are prohibited from shipment. Any of these items being sent may result in surcharges, delays or confiscation by authorities where appropriate. No liability cover or guarantees whatsoever will apply to these items. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of your package, please call us first.

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animal skins (non-domesticated)
  • Articles of exceptional value (e.g. works of art, antiques, precious stones, gold and silver)
  • Cartridges Ink or Toner (by Air)
  • Dangerous Goods/Hazardous materials (following IATA regulations for air freight and ADR regulations for road)
  • Firearms
  • Furs
  • Ink Cartridges (by Air)
  • Ivory and ivory products
  • Live animals
  • Liquids / Adhesives / Paint
  • Money, negotiable items and pre-paid cards
  • Perishable goods
  • Plants / seeds
  • Pornographic materials
  • Tobacco and tobacco products
  • Toner Cartridges (by Air)

Also prohibited are: goods moving under ATA Carnet and all temporary exports and imports; goods moving under FCR, FCT and CAD (Cash Against Document); shipments with inherent vice, which by their nature are likely to soil, impair or damage persons, merchandise or equipment; goods, the carriage of which is prohibited by law in the country of origin, transit or destination (e.g. ivory and ivory products), goods which attract excise duty (e.g. spirits) or which require special facilities, safety precautions or permits. Under applicable law, certain goods may be transported only under prescribed conditions and certain goods are prohibited from transportation by air (e.g. liquids in glass containers).

It is your responsibility to comply with current government regulations or laws applicable in each country. Shipments are subject to inspection and possible delay by customs or representatives of other government authorities.

CCL will not transport any goods which are prohibited by law or regulation of any federal, state or local government in the origin or destination countries or which may breach any applicable export, import or other laws or endanger the safety of our employees and sub-contractors or the means of transportation or, which in our opinion, soil, paint or otherwise damage other goods or equipment or which are economically or operationally impractical to transport.

Not all commodities can be shipped to all countries.

For further information please call a CCL representative on 01292 310510