Restricted Items

Important Restrictions to Keep in Mind

Prohibited/ restricted Items (as deemed by the FAA (US Federal Aviation Administration), US Customs, our Cargo Airline or by the government of Trinidad and Tobago) are items that are defined as any quantity of flammable, explosive or corrosive material and will be put on hold in Miami and will not be sent until we receive further instructions from you, when all appropriate paper-work has been files and paid, if even possible. If in doubt, please contact us before ordering such items.


Items Requiring Special Shipping Licenses

These items include but are not limited to:

  1. Feathers
  2. Refrigerators
  3. Chillers
  4. Freezers
  5. Air conditioning units
  6. Vitamins
  7. Food supplements
  8. Live poultry
  9. Fish
  10. Shrimp
  11. Lobster
  12. Crabmeat
  13. Coconut in all forms including coconut seedlings, copra, desiccated coconut, coconut milk, and coconut cream (EXCLUDING Coconut oil)
  14. Oilseed cake, meal, and other vegetable oil residues
  15. Copra
  16. Oilseeds, beans, nuts
  17. Animal oils, fats and greases, unrefined
  18. Fatty acids and solid residues from the treatment of oils and fats
  19. Vegetable fats
  20. Left Hand Drive vehicles
  21. Used Right Hand Drive vehicles
  22. Used Right Hand Drive Garbage compactors exceeding 15 tonnes (15000 kg) MGW
  23. Paper for wrapping tobacco or cigarettes
  24. Ship and boats (under 250 tonnes)
  25. Parathion, ethyl
  26. 2, 4, 5_Trichlorophenyl (2, 4, 5_T)
  27. Dichlorodiphenyl Trichloroethane (DDT)
  28. Chlordimeform
  29. Dibromochloropropane (DBCP)
  30. Ethylene Dibromide (EDB)
  31. Pentachlorophenol (PCP)
  32. Lead Arsenate
  33. Thallium and its salts
  34. Aldrin, Dieldrin and Endrin
  35. Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) and mixtures containing Ozone DepletingSubstances (ODS).
  36. Equipment requiring the use of Ozone Depleting Substances – Such as: Air or Vacuum Pumps and Compressors and their parts, Dehumidifiers, Air Conditioning Machines/Units and their parts, Refrigerators / freezers and heat pumps and their parts.
  37. Soil, plant, plant material, seeds, etc.

Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) and Dangerous Goods

These items can be shipped after being registered with Homeland Security and inspected by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). They are considered hazardous or dangerous goods and require special handling, packaging and paperwork. The processing and shipping of these items occur every 1-2 weeks and will not be sent until the FAA safety inspector approves the package to be safe for flight, all appropriate paper work has been filed and fees paid to the FAA inspector. There are special handling and processing fees for these items which we bare on your behalf and will be further billed to you.

These items include but are not limited to:

  • Personal Beauty Products
  • Mouthwash
  • Gels
  • Deodorants
  • Creams
  • Beauty powders
  • Aerosol cans
  • Hairspray
  • Sweetener, food flavoring and coloring products
  • Sunblock
  • Perfumes
  • Oil candles
  • Non-corrosive cleaning solutions
  • Nail polish