Dangerous and Prohibited Goods

Dangerous and prohibited goods transport


We would like to list for you items that are considered as "Dangerous or Restricted Goods" and are strictly prohibited within air courier baggage. It is the shippers responsibility to ensure that items sent are not "dangerous" or "restricted". If there is any doubt whether an item is to be classed as dangerous or prohibited please contact our Customer Services Dept whom will be able to advise you.


Items that are deemed as restricted or dangerous by air courier baggage, maybe able to be shipped by alternative methods. Please consult our Customer Services team whom will be able to investigate the options available.


  • Aerosols

  • Automotive parts that contain air bag inflators, fuel, wet batteries and nitrogen

  • Breathing Apparatus

  • Camping Equipment

  • Chemicals

  • Cosmetics

  • Cylinders

  • Diagnostic Specimens

  • Fuel Control Systems and units

  • Foodstuffs (Confirmation on enquiry)

  • Household goods that may contain corrosives, gases, flammable liquids, flammable solids.

  • Liquids

  • Machine parts that may contain adhesives, compressed or liquified gases, paints, sealants, wet and lithium batteries and mercury

  • Medical supplies

  • Cigarette lighters or fireworks

  • Personal Effects

  • Paint

  • Knives, scissors, cutlery

  • Precious Metals or stones

  • Currency (paper or coin)

  • Credit Cards

  • Weapons

  • Drugs

  • Plants (dead or alive)

  • Animals

  • Material that could be considered pornographic or offensive

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Tool Boxes

  • Vaccines

  • Varnish

We are a British, independently owned International and Domestic logistics company with over twenty three years experience in providing flexible, professional and cost-effective shipping and logistics solutions.


Mission Express is a global operator with offices and warehouses in Africa, Australasia, Europe, Far East, India, Middle East & North America.


Head Office

Unit 19

Trident Industrial Estate

Blackthorne Road

Poyle, Berks


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