MatDespatch accepts many different types of shipments. If you are unsure if your item is acceptable, review our prohibited articles.

Alcohols
Creature skins / Furs / Any Animal Parts including meat / Ivory and ivory items
Articles of excellent worth (eg, masterpieces, obsolescents, valuable stones, gold and silver)
Box with Hazardous name – Items sent with a Hazardous name appended will be classed in that capacity. Don’t RE USE OLD HAZARDOUS BOXES
Cheques or Tickets that are not named
Unsafe products – eg Explosives/Fireworks/Christmas Crackers/Radioactive Materials/Deactivated or Replica Weapons and Munitions/Firearms/Swords/Knives/Ax/Chainsaw/Anything with a cutting edge bigger than 1.5 inches/Weapons
Dry Ice
Motors/Generators/Gearboxes or any part containing or having contained oil/petrol unless flushed through
Unsafe materials eg Paint/Adhesives/Chemicals/Flammable tars/solvents/fluids/Compressed Air & Empty barrels/Items containing any gasses – See Also Household products
Human Remains / Body Fluids
Fluids / Adhesives / Paint / Oil / Creams / Gels
Live / Dead creatures
Magnets or things containing ferro-attractive material
Cash, Keys, Negotiable things / Payment cards
Travel papers / Birth Certificates / Driving Licences
Tobacco and tobacco items
Wet or Lithium Batteries (excluding Dry Cell)
Composed Prescriptions / Prescribed Drugs / Medication / Any Controlled / Illegal substance
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