THE LISTS OF GOODS PROHIBITED
We are working with our partner DHL and have been able to draw up the list of prohibited products for shipping. Nevertheless, this list is not exhaustive. Before shipping your parcel or luggage with Eelway, always make sure that it is safe and that it is well taken care of by the carrier.
First element to take into account: the pictogram. Goods with one of the following pictograms will not be taken care of by our carrier.
List of the main prohibited or heavily regulated goods
Hazardous products: aerosol, detergent, fuel, fire extinguisher, gas, lacquer, paint, lead, perfume, asbestos, tobacco, alcohol and narcotic, chainsaw.
Lithium batteries: battery, charger, screen, hoverboard, printer, lithium, computer, battery, TV, segway and scanner (follow the DHL guide).
Auto parts: gearbox, fuel, door, windshield, bumper, engine, glass, fuel and oil.
Foodstuffs: chocolate, vegetables, fresh products, frozen products.
Appliances: oven, hood, washing machine, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, tumble dryer, induction hob and robot.
Money and valuables: coins, bank notes, credit cards, timepieces, checks, lottery tickets, gold, silver, precious stones, valuable jewelery, value boards, precious metals.
Weapon: knife, ammunition, rifle, pistol, sword, saber.
Fauna and flora: remains, live animals, dead animals, ivory, organ, plant and flower.
Fragile goods: bathtub, ceramic, marble, dishes, vase, glass, tiles, tiles, porcelain, mirror, neon, stone, air conditioner, water heater, compressor and humidifier.
Miscellaneous: canoe, kayak, bed, mattress, box spring, piano, medicine, immoral objects, pornography, counterfeit product, passport and identity card.
According to the French Customs website, here are also the prohibited goods for export and import. These measures aim to protect public health, order, security and public morality, as well as the cultural and environmental heritage of France.
Goods prohibited for export
"pedophile" products: "objects of any kind with pornographic images or representation of minors"
asbestos or products containing it, with the exception of those referred to in Article 7 (Decree of 24 December 1996).
Goods prohibited for import
pedophile products: "objects of any kind with images or pornographic representation of minors";
asbestos or products containing it, with the exception of those referred to in Article 7 (Decree of 24 December 1996);
products containing certain dangerous substances (eg lead salts, nickel);
plants, plant products and other products (bark, seeds, land and growing media) the introduction of which is prohibited in all Member States under Annex III of the Decree of 24 May 2006;
animal or animal products subject to prohibition under the national or Community health regulations in force;
infant polycarbonate baby bottles produced from 2,2-bis (4-hydroxyphenyl) propane also known as bisphenol A
the skins or furs of cats and dogs and any products containing them ...
In summary: make sure that your products do not appear on these lists, check Terms and Conditions of DHL and remember to accurately describe the content of your shipments at the time of booking. For your international shipments, also think about getting information from customs. You will avoid many problems!