How To Ship Paint?
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Posted 18 July 2012 - 02:22 PM
If this isn't in the appropriate section, please move. I am curious as to how I should ship airbrush paint, Createx and Wildlife colors specifically. Am I fine just shipping it in a USPS Priority mail box? (Packaged extremely well of course) How have you guys done it?
Posted 18 July 2012 - 02:50 PM
usps will not accept liquids. $20k fine. Paint should be sent via fedex or ups. Should be marked orm-d and I think your supposed to have a hazmat endorsement for any paint liquid, not sure on this for water based stuff. Solvent based definitely
Posted 18 July 2012 - 02:51 PM
That should be fine . You are suppose to mark the package "liquid contents" and hand it to the clerk. Do you need my address?
Unless it has recently changed, I have mailed scent through the USPS for quite a while as well as other liquids.
Edited by 152nd Street Baits, 18 July 2012 - 02:53 PM.
Posted 18 July 2012 - 03:05 PM
Sounds good. But I'm sure you meant my address.
Posted 22 July 2012 - 12:07 AM
Coast Air Brush ,
Sends all my paint through my post office box.
Posted 22 July 2012 - 07:40 AM
That is a $20k fine and possible jail time.
"Many household items can’t go in the mail.
Hazardous materials come in a wide variety of forms and can be chemical, biological, radioactive, or a combination.
The Postal Service's™ definition of a hazardous material includes many common household and consumer products. They may not be dangerous on your shelf at home, but they can become a hazard when shaken or when the temperature or pressure changes.
Some common hazardous materials include…
Posted 23 July 2012 - 09:05 PM
Thanks for finding that. It's all water based paint. Looks like I'll have to go through UPS.
Edited by Marc David, 23 July 2012 - 09:06 PM.
Posted 23 July 2012 - 09:59 PM
Just contact the different shipping carriers and find out their policies.