Shipping Hazmat Items

The U.S. Department of Transportation defines a hazardous material as any item or chemical which, when being transported or moved in commerce, is a risk to public safety or the environment. This includes all paints, dopes, cleaning chemicals, batteries, and pressurized spray cans available from Univair. Below are some restrictions on shipping hazmat materials to our customers:

Restrictions and Fees
International addressUnivair will not ship hazmat items outside the United States.
Alaska or HawaiiUnivair will not ship hazmat items to these states.
P.O. BoxesCarriers will not deliver hazmat items to P.O. Boxes. A physical address is required.
Pint, quart and 1 gallon cansWill be shipped via UPS Ground only. No hazmat fee added for these sizes.
5 gallon cans

If shipped via UPS Ground, a $25 hazmat fee will be added.

If shipped via Motor Freight, no additional hazmat fee is required.

55 gallon drumsCan only ship via Motor Freight. Additional drum fee CR8 will be added.