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Dangerous Goods & Prohibited Items

Not all items can be couriered. Please ensure your item is safe to send.

What are dangerous goods?

Items in the following categories can cause damage, loss, and harm. Please ensure that your item is safe to be delivered. Find out more.


Substances that can explode under defined conditions of dryness, flame, or heat

Flammable / Toxic Gases

Combustable gases in the presence of air or without any energy application

Flammable Liquids

Liquids with flash points of no more than 60ºC

Flammable Solids

Substances susceptible to spontaneous combustion or will emit flammable gases when in contact with water


Substances that may cause explosion, fire, or damage to living tissue, resulting in chemical burns. Reacts with other substances to produce a highly exothermic reaction

Toxic / Very Toxic

May cause severe health risks or even death if ingested, including inhaling or delivery of substance into skin


Substances that emit radioactive waves


May cause burns or destruction of living tissue upon contact with skin


Substances which present a danger or hazard during transport that is not covered by the 8 categories of dangerous goods

How to pack your Dangerous Goods?

What are prohibited items?

  • Weaponry, explosive devices, firearms, ammunition or their parts (Including imitation, fakes, or replicas)

  • Gold, jewellery, antiques, fine art, or high value watches

  • Loose lithium-ion batteries

  • Counterfeit or pirated goods (e.g. CD, DVD, Blu-ray discs)

  • Animals (Any form; dead or alive)

  • Currency notes, coins, bullions, credit cards or traveller’s cheques

  • Live plants

  • Human remains or cremated ashes

  • Official documents such as IDs, passports, or birth certificates

  • Goods which may endanger health, environment, and safety

  • Illegal drugs or narcotics

  • Obscene and/or pornographic materials

Dangerous Goods References

‘- Malaysian Civil Aviation Act 1969 No. 66 & 67

‘- Act 3 of Malaysian Civil Aviation Act 1969

‘- Regulation 188 (Penalty)
1st Offence:
Individual fine of RM50,000 and/or not more than 3 years imprisonment
Corporate fine: RM100,000
2nd Offence:
Individual fine of RM100,000 and/or not more than 3 years imprisonment
Corporate fine: RM150,000

‘- Malaysian Civil Aviation Act 1969 (Regulation No. 67) Carriage of Dangerous Goods

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