Restricted Items

The following is a list of items restricted within the TNT network

For more information, please call TNT Customer Service on 1300 882 882

Dangerous Goods 

  • Acid
  • Adhesive products (containing flammable liquid)
  • Aerosol cans (e.g. Hair spray)
  • Alarm devices (gas or battery powered)
  • Alcohol
  • Alkaline
  • Aluminum powder
  • Ammonial products
  • Ammunition
  • Anti-freeze
  • Liquid batteries
  • Asbestos
  • Battery fluid
  • Blasting caps
  • Bleach
  • Brake fluid
  • Bullets
  • Butane
  • Camphor
  • Caps for starting guns
  • Caps for toy guns
  • Caustic soda
  • Charcoal
  • Chemicals
  • Chlorates
  • Chlorine
  • Christmas crackers
  • Cigarette lighters
  • Corrosives (e.g. nail polish)
  • Deodorant (aerosols)
  • Disinfectants
  • Dyes
  • Explosives
  • Essential oils (e.g. Eucalyptus, tea tree)
  • Fertilizers
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire lighters
  • Firearms
  • Fireworks (e.g. Skyrockets, sparklers, crackers)
  • Flammable liquids and flammable solids (e.g. perfume)
  • Flares
  • Lighters
  • Gas (e.g. Propane, butane, hydrogen, helium)
  • Gas cylinders (e.g. Camping gas cylinders – full or empty)
  • Glue (e.g. Flammable, quick drying)
  • Grenades
  • Hair coloring/bleaches
  • Hairspray (aerosol)
  • Highly magnetic, polymerizable goods
  • Igniters
  • Insecticides
  • Kerosene
  • Laundry detergents
  • Lighter fluid
  • Liquid nitrogen
  • Magnetic material
  • Magnets
  • Matches
  • Mercury
  • Motor fuels
  • Nail polish
  • Nail polish remover
  • Narcotics
  • Oven cleaners (which include caustic soda)
  • Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides (e.g. hair dye)
  • Oxygen cylinders
  • Paint (oil based)
  • Party poppers
  • Perfume
  • Perfumery products
  • Peroxides
  • Petrol
  • Phosphorus
  • Plastic solvent
  • Poisons (e.g. Cyanide, lead, arsenic)
  • Propane
  • Radioactive materials
  • Shock absorbers (gas or compressed air)
  • Signals, distress
  • Signals, smoke
  • Sodium
  • Solvents
  • Sparklers
  • Sulphuric acid
  • Swimming pool chemicals
  • Tea tree oil
  • Textile dyes
  • Theatrical flares
  • Thermometers (mercury)
  • Toner (e.g. Photocopier)
  • Toxic (poisonous) and infectious substances.
  • Turpentine
  • Varnish (e.g. Removers, thinners)
  • Weed killers
  • Zinc powder
     

Prohibited Item

  • Live or dead animals
  • Drugs
  • Illegal narcotic substances
  • Firearms (including parts) and Ammunition
  • Fake/dummy/game/toy weapons or replicas, paint ball guns, BB guns, antique weapons, swords, knives, fake grenades etc.
  • Items that could be used as weapons (These include but are not limited to decorative swords, kitchen knives etc)
  • Human remains (including ashes)
  • Furs and skins (untreated)
  • Indecent goods and clothes, sex toys & pornographic materials
  • Any noxious substance
  • Plants
  • Foodstuff
  • Perishable goods
  • Tobacco
  • E-cigarettes
  • Packages that are wet, leaking or emit any odor of any kind
  • Liquid Material including but not limited to
  • Shampoo, body lotion … etc

Valuable Items

  • Bullion
  • Cash or currency
  • Fake/Dummy/Collectable cash, currency and stamps
  • Payment cards, traveler cheques, Passports, IDs.etc
  • Jewelry
  • Precious metals & stones
  • Works of Art
  • Antiques
  • Items of a fragile nature
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