Dangerous Items

The law forbids movers to carry combustible or flammable products that could cause harm to themselves or the general public during transit. Below is a list of examples that are considered hazardous items. Hazardous items are those describe as items that are flammable, corrosive or explosive. Do not pack these items. If you pack them and they cause a fire, you are liable, which is too great a risk.

Examples of hazardous items:

Acids Fire Extinguisher Nail Polish Remover
Aerosols Fireworks NPaint Thinner
Ammonia Gasoline Paints
Ammunition Household Batteries Pesticides
Car Batteries Kerosene Poisons
Charcoal Lamp Oil Pool Chemicals
Charcoal Lighter Fluid Liquid Bleach Propane Tanks
Chemistry Sets Loaded Guns Reloading Supplies
Cleaning Solvents Matches Scuba Tanks
Darkroom Chemicals Motor Oil Sterno
Fertilizer Nail Polish Weed Killer


Although they are not considered to be hazardous, perishables are not to be placed on a moving truck. Perishables are described as food, plants or living things that may die or spoil in transit. In the event that these items must be moved, arrangements need to be made in advance to provide proper prepping.

Examples include:

Frozen Food Produce
Opened Food Products Refrigerated Food

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