Saudi Post revealed the types of items prohibited from shipping.
It stressed the need to ascertain the status of the shipment before dispatch; To avoid delaying the shipment or returning it to the source.
Prohibited items from being shipped via Saudi Post
The post clarified that there are 9 types of prohibited items to be shipped, which are as follows:
1- Toxic and infectious substances, such as “pesticides, agricultural chemicals, mercury compounds, bacteria, and viruses.”
2- Flammable liquids, like “lighters burning with gasoline, lighter fuel, oil paint, glue, and flammable perfumes.”
3- Incendiary liquid materials, such as “liquid batteries, mercury, and hydrochloric acid.”
4- Flammable and radioactive materials, for example, “drill sticks, charcoal, firewood, and all kinds of internationally prohibited radioactive materials.”
5- Compressed gases, such as “gas cylinders, filling cylinders, lighter, diving bottles, camping gas, butane gas, and spray bottles.”
6- Explosives, for instance, “games, firecrackers, ammunition, gunpowder, lighting missiles, and warning missiles.”
7- Oxidizing materials, like “oxidizing chemicals, peroxides, and bleaching powders.”
8- Other materials, such as “baby milk, antiquities, and historical artifacts, nationally manufactured and unregistered human medicines, or re-exported medicines (subsidized goods).”
9- Various dangerous goods, such as “magnetic goods, motors, solid carbon dioxide, and lithium batteries.”