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Non-Transportable Items

Moving Checklist for Non-Transportable Items 

There are several non-transportable items that can not be put on a moving truck. These items include explosives, compressed gases, flammable liquids and solids, oxidizers, poisons, corrosive, as well as radioactive, and other hazardous materials. Here is our non-transportable items list below. Check out northAmerican Van Lines list of other items not recommended for transport on a moving van.

An aerosol can is on the non-transportable items list

Aerosol Cans & Corrosive Liquids

  • Acids
  • Adhesives
  • Air Freshener 
  • Car Cleaning Products 
  • Corrosive Substances
  • Deodorant
  • Disinfectants 
  • Dyes
  • Hair Spray & Hair Products
  • Household Cleaners
  • Insecticides
  • Paint

Ammunition is on the non-transportable items list

Explosives

  • Ammunition
  • Batteries 
  • Black Powder
  • Dynamite
  • Explosive War Mementos
  • Fireworks/Signal Flares
  • Fuse Lighters & Igniters
  • Lawn & Garden Chemicals
  • Primers
  • Propellants
  • Smokeless Powder
  • Spear Guns
 

fire extinguisher is on the non-transportable items list

Gases, Compressed

  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Helium Tanks*
  • Oxygen Tanks*
  • Propane & Butane Tanks*
  • Scuba Diving Tanks*
  • Welding Gases
* Note: Even when the tank is empty

 

Flammable material is on the non-transportable items list

Flammable & Combustible Liquids

  • Adhesives (glues, cement)
  • Ammonia
  • Antifreeze Compounds
  • Bleach
  • Charcoal Briquettes (self-lighting)
  • Cleaning Fluids
  • Fingernail Polish Remover
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene
  • Lacquer, Shellac, & Solvents
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Liquor (military ok if > 1 gallon)
  • Matches
  • Paint/Thinner/Remover
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Turpentine
  • Varnish/Remover
  • Wood Filler & Stains

Take these non-transportable items into consideration when preparing for your move. Not only are the hazardous materials dangerous to your movers’ and drivers’ safety, but they are also things that can be easily purchased again at your new residence. If you’re worried about packing any specific items, don’t be afraid to ask your Lile Relocation Consultant. They will be happy to provide you with more specific restricted item guidelines before your moving crew arrives on the day of your move. 

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