Things you cannot move on a truck in mover-speak are called non-allowables. It means specific things that are potentially hazardous to your other belongings, the truck, or the driver if they are packed in with the shipment. The following list includes liquids, chemicals, and flammables which gives you an idea of the hundreds of items that could be dangerous or damaging – thereby categorizing them as non-allowables when moving.

Hazardous Materials Not Allowed

  • Aerosol cans
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  • Ammunition
  • Car batteries
  • Charcoal/lighter fluid
  • Charged scuba tanks
  • Chemistry sets
  • Cleaning solvents
  • Darkroom chemicals
  • Fertilizer
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fireworks
  • Fuels/oils
  • Household batteries
  • Kerosene
  • Liquid bleach
  • Loaded guns
  • Matches
  • Nail polish/remover
  • Paint thinners
  • Paints/varnishes
  • Pesticides
  • Poisons
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane tanks
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Sterno fuel
  • Weed killer

If you are questioning whether an item is okay to transport, remember – safety first – and do not pack it. Call Mesa Moving with any questions.

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