Service Guide

Dangerous Goods (FedEx Express)

Shipping dangerous goods? FedEx provides the reliable delivery and support you need. Learn how to ship. Download job aids and forms. Get the latest updates. Plus, we offer dangerous goods training.

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How to ship

Get an overview of dangerous goods shipping information, learn how to identify dangerous goods, review special handling fees and more. Plus, learn how to ship lithium batteries.

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What's new

  • Updated regulations governing the packaging and shipping of lithium batteries took effect on April 1, 2016. Go to Recent Changes to IATA Regulations for details on the changes.
  • Due to airline restrictions and government regulations, some countries are not available as origins or destinations for certain lithium battery shipments. For details on country and commodity limitations, see our Service Limitations for Lithium Batteries job aid.
  • Our brochure on hidden and undeclared dangerous goods now is available in several languages. Go to Job Aids, Checklists and Other Resources and select Packaging and Shipping Information.  

Get information and training

  • You can purchase the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual from FedEx Express and charge the cost to your FedEx account number. It's a convenient way to access essential information for dangerous goods shippers. Go to IATA Publications Available for Sale to place your order. 
  • You can learn how to identify, classify, package, mark, label and complete documentation for your dangerous goods at a FedEx Express dangerous goods seminar. Our 3-day public seminars, 1-day recurrent seminars (nonradioactive) and private, on-site seminars are now endorsed by IATA. Register for a FedEx Express dangerous goods seminar.


We have job aids, checklists and more to help you prepare dangerous goods shipments.

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Regulatory updates

Review recent changes to IATA regulations, IATA variations and other regulatory information.

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