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Hazmat

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Hazmat means hazardous materials, and need to be carefully shipped.

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What is hazmat? 

Hazmat means “hazardous materials.” 

Hazardous materials include but are not limited to: 

  • Batteries
  • Magnets
  • Chemicals (e.g. lighter fluid, hand sanitizers, etc)
  • Fertilizer
  • Gases
  • Poisonous substances
  • Explosives and flammable substances

The supplier should know whether a product is hazmat and how to ship a hazmat product. The supplier should also be able to provide all dangerous goods paperwork.

All shipments must comply with hazmat regulations. 

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Hazardous Materials and Hazmat Regulations: The Basics 

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