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What items are prohibited for transportation?
When planning to move or transfer a parcel, it is necessary to remember that the Russian legislation imposes restrictions on the transportation of certain items.
In particular, article 22 of the Federal law "On postal communication" imposed a ban on the transportation of the following items (without permits):
- weapon: signal, gas, pneumatic, fire, cold;
– ammunition and parts of firearms;
– spark arrestors and electric shock devices;
- psychotropic and narcotic drugs;
- radioactive, caustic, explosive, flammable substances;
- banknotes of the Russian Federation and their equivalents;
- foreign currency and its equivalents;
- perishable foodstuffs;
– precious and semi-precious fireplace and products;
- non-ferrous metals and non-ferrous metal products;
- porcelain and glass products.
Customs legislation requires to have permits for the delivery of goods in Russia, the CIS and abroad on the following items:
- identity documents (passports, military tickets, work books, birth certificates, death certificates, etc.));
- cash and cash equivalents: outstanding cheques, credit cards, open date tickets, savings books, excise stamps, shares of enterprises;
- combustible, radioactive, explosive, caustic substances;
– the weapon and its parts;
- jewels, jewels, products from them;
- non-ferrous metals and articles thereof;
- flowers, plant samples;
– animal skin;
- artistic values (icons, paintings, etc.));
- books that were published before 1961;
- drawings, geographic and navigational maps;
– medical goods;
- biological samples, including infected ones.
What is"dangerous goods"?
Some of these objects belong to the category of so-called dangerous goods, referred to in international practice as an ADR. These include items and substances that may, under improper conditions of storage, loading and transportation cause a fire, explosion, damage to devices, vehicles and also harm the people (burns, poisoning, injury, radiation, infection, etc.).
In total, the list of such substances, compiled by the UN, today includes about three thousand items. The rules of their transportation are governed by national and international rules for the delivery of dangerous goods.