Prohibited and Restricted Goods

Prohibited and Restricted Goods

Prohibited Goods

  • Animal skin / Fur / Animal organs and parts / Ivory and ivory products Goods with a particularly high value (e.g. artworks, antiques, precious stones, gold and silver)
  • Dangerous Goods / Hazardous Goods / Fireworks
  • Fluids – Adhesives / Paint
  • Firearms / Swords / Knives / Weapons
  • Live animals
  • Money / Keys / Transferable securities / Payment
  • Perishable goods
  • Plants and seeds
  • Pornographic material
  • Tobacco and tobacco products / Drugs / Medications / Alcohol
  • White goods / Refrigerators / Ovens / Microwaves / Washing machines / Dishwashers / etc.
  • Fire extinguishers

Dangerous Goods

To meet the stringent requirements regarding the transport of dangerous goods and to keep everyone out of trouble, Rocket Couriers does not accept substances classified as dangerous in the most recent edition of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations from Transport Canada. If you have questions or doubts regarding the possibilities of transporting your goods, don’t hesitate to let us know.

You can find more information about the Dangerous Goods Regulations right here.

Restricted Goods

Limited liability applies when sending this type of goods. Practically, this means we do not accept claims for damage or breakage regarding restricted goods. Only claims for loss are considered – provided the packagings of these goods meet our packaging guides.

  • Furniture (except when flat-packed)
  • Engines – Generators and / or components containing oil – unless rinsed
  • Batteries – Except dry batteries
  • Glass / Ceramics / Porcelain / Marble / Resin / Stone – or any product containing any of these materials
  • Computers / Laptops / Monitors / TFT screens
  • Televisions / LCD Screens / Plasma screens / projectors etc.

Musical instruments should be packed in appropriate hard cases with quilted lining. Furthermore, if you wish to save the trunk from damage, you should pack it into an extra box.


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