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Hazardous Restrictions Improper Labeling

 

Hazardous & Regulated Substances


 

The Mail Center Etc. DOES NOT accept or process hazardous material shipments. 

 

Federal Department of Transportation legislation requires any package with a Hazardous Materials label, signage or other wording contain exactly what is described.

This requirement applies to both new and recycled or reused shipping containers.  Carriers inspect all packages for compliance NO EXCEPTIONS!.

Shippers who use mislabeled packages can be subject to stiff fines.

 

Carriers strongly recommend all shipments, regardless of content, be sent in NEW packaging material. The Mail Center, Etc. does not sell, recycle or reuse boxes.

 

Carriers can - and will - deny damage claims on packages improperly packed.

 

Still Insist On Shipping A Reused Box?


 

 

   

Reused packaging and boxes are only acceptable when all markings and labels are removed or completely blotted out.

 

Regardless of what is actually inside your package, markings for hazardous materials may result in delivery delays, package return or fines.

 

We cannot mark out, cover or remove warnings for you! 

 

The Mail Center, Etc. will not accept recycled or reused packages from customers that are improperly labeled or marked. 

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Photos of improperly labeled reused packages:


Boxes that contained aerosol cans, flammables, corrosives, and regulated liquids ALWAYS require documentation and hazardous materials Warning Labels.

 

It is difficult, if not impossible, to completely cover the manufacturer's markings.  These boxes should not be reused or recycled!

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Partially obscured blue hazardous materials Warning Label.

 

The Warning Label must be completely removed or covered prior to reusing the box.

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ORM-D Label indicates the package contains a regulated substance.

 

The Warning Label must be completely removed or covered prior to reusing the box.

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Package contents are not what this hazardous materials label indicates.

 

CROSSING THROUGH LABEL IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. Label must be completely removed from package.

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This reused box does NOT contain hazardous material.  It is being recycled.

 

Label must be completely removed to meet Federal Department of Transportation regulations.

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The original ORM-D-AIR Label indicates the package contains a regulated substance.

 

The Warning Label must be completely removed or covered prior to reusing the box.

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Reused package where original UPS delivery bar code has not been completely removed.

 

This package could come back to the sender.

 

All bar code and old shipping labels should be completely removed from shipping container.

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AND YOUR GUESS IS AS GOOD AS ...?

 

 

This package has so many labels and label fragments on it, it's hard to tell where it's going or what's inside!

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