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Can I send dangerous goods?

FedEx have more than 30 years’ experience handling dangerous goods shipments, so you can rely on our capable and highly trained international team when shipping internationally.

With our ISO 9001-2008 certification we know the regulations, and have been a member of the IATA for over 15 years.

We also understand your industry’s logistics needs and it’s our role to ensure your goods reach their destination safe and sound using our two express services:

  • FedEx International Priority® (up to 68kg per package)
  • FedEx International Priority® Freight (between 68kg and 1,000kg per item) 

Please visit our specialised Dangerous Goods and Dry Ice page for more information on:

  • Our Services engineered for shipping Dangerous Goods
  • Advice on using our Automation tools to prepare your shipment
  • The types of Dangerous Goods (including Hazard classes) we can accept on our network
  • All the Countries we can ship Dangerous Goods to with Transit times
  • Professional packing tips for Clinical Samples, UN3373 shipments, Dry Ice and Lithium Batteries

For further information, please visit contact customer service to request a call back from one of our trained Dangerous Goods Experts.

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