Items You Shouldn’t Pack

The following items are examples of items that most moving companies, by federal law or internal policy, cannot transport.

Hazardous Materials
Items that are flammable, corrosive or explosive:

Ammonia
Ammunition
Car batteries
Charcoal
Charcoal lighter fluid
Chemistry sets
Cleaning solvents
Fertilizer
Fireworks
Gasoline
Kerosene
Lamp oil
Liquid bleach
Loaded guns
Matches
Motor oil
Paint thinner
Nail polish remover
Paints
Pesticides
Poisons
Pool chemicals
Propane tanks
Sterno
Weed killer

Perishables
Food, plants or living things that may die or spoil in transit:
Frozen foods
Plants
Produce
Refrigerated foods
Open or half used foods

Not recommended
Items of personal importance or sentimental value:
Stamp or coin collections
Deeds or wills
Moving documents
Family photographs
Personal electronics
Securities
Cash
Valuable jewelry

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