Dangerous Goods Coding Details

The following ShipService WSDL elements are available for dangerous goods:

Element Requirements
RequestedPackageLineItems/ SpecialServicesRequested/ SpecialServiceTypes Specify DANGEROUS_GOODS.
/DangerousGoodsDetail/ Accessibility Valid values are:
  • ACCESSIBLE
  • INACCESSIBLE
/DangerousGoodsDetail/ CargoAircraftOnly Optional. Shipment is packaged and documented for movement on cargo aircraft only.
/DangerousGoodsDetail/Options Describes the type of hazardous content in the package.

Valid values are:

  • HAZARDOUS_MATERIALS: Package contains hazardous materials requiring complete documentation, using HazardousCommodityDescription data. Lithium batteries with 5 grams or more of lithium should also be labeled HAZMAT. See Hazardous Materials (FedEx Ground U.S.) for more information.
  • LITHIUM_BATTERY_EXCEPTION: Package contains lithium batteries with nonhazardous quantities of lithium. Nonhazardous lithium batteries contain less than 5 grams of lithium. HazMat lithium batteries contain 5 grams or more of lithium and will be treated as hazardous materials.
  • ORM_D: Package contains other regulated materials for U.S. shipping.
  • SMALL_QUANTITY_EXCEPTION: Package contains hazardous content in excepted quantities.
  • REPORTABLE_QUANTITIES: Package contains hazardous materials in an amount that needs to be reported.
/DangerousGoodsDetail/ HazardousCommodities/ Optional. Describes the type of hazardous content in the package for FedEx Ground shipping of hazardous materials. See Hazardous Materials (FedEx Ground U.S.) for more information.
/DangerousGoodsDetail/ Packaging Describes the commodity packaging as used on OP-900 and OP-950 forms for FedEx Ground shipping of hazardous materials. See Hazardous Materials (FedEx Ground U.S.) for more information.
/DangerousGoodsDetail/ EmergencyContactNumber Telephone emergency contact number for ground shipping of hazardous materials.
/DangerousGoodsDetail/Offeror Shipper name (offeror) or contact number for ground shipping of hazardous materials. Required on all shipping papers, including OP-900LL, OP-900LG forms, and Hazardous Materials Certification per DOT regulation.