Dangerous and Prohibited Items
The following items cannot be sent by TA-Q-BIN.
Cash, bank checks, promissory notes, stock certificates and other securities
Cards such as credit cards and bank cards
Examination admission tickets, passports and vehicle inspection certificates which are difficult to replace
Manuscripts, original drawings, tapes and film which cannot be reproduced
Pets such as dogs, cats and birds
Pets can be sent withYamato Home Convenience.
Poisonous and dangerous substances
Products containing dangerous substances, such as batteries, cannot be sent
Cremated remains, spirit tablets and Buddhist altars
Weapons such as firearms or swords
Ignitable, flammable and volatile substances, explosives such as fireworks, kerosene, gas cylinders and paint thinner
Parcels containing items totalling more than 300,000 JPY (tax included)
The items can be sent with YAMATO-BIN
Parcels containing items, such as unsanitary items, which pose the risk of damaging other parcels
Parcels containing confidential letters and other items which violate the law, public order or public morality
For certain regions, TA-Q-BIN Time Service parcels are shipped by air freight and regulated by the Civil Aeronautics Act.
- *If items which cannot be shipped by air frieght (dangerous goods) are included in the parcel, delivery may be delayed for 1 day or more.
Dangerous items which cannot be shipped by air freight
Fireworks, firecrackers, smoke candles, gun powder, etc.
Diving tanks, camping gas cylinders, portable gas cartridges, etc.
Oil lighters, lighter fluid, cosmetics, perfume, hair spray, etc.
Matches, charcoal, etc.
Compact oxygen generators, peroxide, bleaching agent. etc.
Insecticides, pesticides, dyes, disinfectants, herbicides, etc
Pharmaceutical products regulated by the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act, substances included in medical instruments, etc.
Wet cell batteries, rechargeable batteries, UPS, mercury, etc
Other hazardous substances
Magnets, lifesaving equipment, kerosene stoves, nail polish, nail polish remover, etc.
Items which can be shipped via air freight if a declaration is made in advance and the items are packed using appropriate methods
Please write the weight in the "Parcel Contents" section
Products containing lithium-ion batteries
PCs, digital cameras, mobile phones, game consoles, etc.
Devices that have GPS or emit radio waves
Mobile phones, game consoles, etc
Please contact Customer Service Center regarding detailed packing methods and documents which are required to be submitted.
In addtion, we may not be able to accept items depending on the service, parcel size or packaging.
How to Send a Parcel
How to Measure Parcel Size
The parcel size is the total of width, length, and height in centimeters.
When either the parcel size or weight exceeds the criteria as listed below, the size category for the greater of the two will be used.
|Size 60||Up to 60cm||Up to 2 kg|
|Size 80||Up to 80cm||Up to 5 kg|
|Size 100||Up to 100cm||Up to 10 kg|
|Size 120||Up to 120cm||Up to 15 kg|
|Size 140||Up to 140cm||Up to 20 kg|
|Size 160||Up to 160cm||Up to 25 kg|
Regarding parcels that cannot be handled, please refer to the following link.
What are Dangerous Goods?
Items which are prohibited to be shipped by Article 194 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Civil Aeronautics Act. These items include explosives, high-pressure gas, corrosive liquids, flammable liquids, flammable solids, oxidizers, poisonous substances, radioactive substances, magnetic items, items with hazardous and/or adhesive properties, and weapons such as firearms and swords. (This also includes items which are specified by airline companies as requiring special handling, even when such items are not classified as dangerous goods in Article 194-2 of the aforementioned Ordinance.)