Quickly distinguish sensitive goods from general goods

Air and sea freight, ordinary goods and sensitive goods often make buyers confused. In order to avoid returning sensitive goods as ordinary goods, many buyers will ask the agent and purchasing agent one by one.

In fact, ordinary goods and sensitive goods are not as difficult to distinguish as you think. As long as you have this information, you can easily distinguish it!

The first thing to know is that sensitive goods are not distinguished based on the weight of the goods, but should be distinguished more accurately based on the ingredients of the goods.

You will quickly understand

  • How to distinguish and distinguish sensitive goods
  • 11 types of sensitive goods
  • See examples of general sensitive goods


1. Liquids

Any goods that have liquids, no matter what they are, as long as they are liquid, they are all sensitive goods!

For example: mobile phone cases should be ordinary goods, but there is a mobile phone case that contains liquid decoration, even if it is sensitive goods! Everyone remember it ~

Common goods: drinks, perfumes.


2. Magnet-containing items

Merchandise containing magnets, or pure magnets, are sensitive goods.

General speakers, or music-producing goods, contain magnets, such as music boxes

Common goods: headphones, microphones, radios, speakers, music boxes


3. Items with battery

Generally, you need to pay attention to battery-operated appliances or products, as long as your products have built-in batteries or pure battery products are sensitive goods!

It should also be noted that some sellers will give away batteries without the buyer's knowledge, so it is best to notify the seller in advance not to send batteries!

Or notify the seller to help pull out the battery and ship it, which can save the cost of sensitive goods!

Common Goods: Watches, Power Banks


4. Branded or imitation goods

Products containing international brands, whether genuine or imitation, need to go through sensitive channels.

An international brand means an international brand that everyone is familiar with.

For example, Addidas, Nike, CK, etc. Please also note that Mi and HuaWei brands are already international brands!

Common international brands:Addidas, Nike, Mi, HuaWei, LiNing


5. Electrical appliances containing motors

Generally, electrical appliances that can rotate can be said to include a motor.

Therefore, as long as it is an electrical appliance that can rotate or move after being plugged in or the battery is installed, it is necessary to take sensitive goods.

Common goods: fan, clock, hair dryer, juicer


6. Articles containing powder

Flour, powdered food, medicinal powder, talcum powder, etc. and powder products are all sensitive goods.

As long as the goods have been ground into powder, they are all sensitive goods.

But the powdery sensitive goods here refer to powders of various colors, and white powders are contraband!

Common commodities: flour, soy flour, milk powder, medicinal powder


7. Merchandise

As long as the products used to slap / paint on the body are sensitive goods! This includes products such as cosmetics, toothpaste and medicine.

Cosmetics are generally sensitive goods, but all other products used on the body or face are all sensitive goods

Common goods: lipstick, foundation, toothpaste, sunscreen, ointment


8. Products containing electronic chips

This type of sensitive goods is often overlooked.

Yes, you read that right. The products containing electronic chips are also sensitive.

Generally, electronic chips such as computer chips or electrical appliances containing electronic chips are also sensitive goods!

Common Goods: Computer, Pendrive, SD Card


9. Religious goods

Generally, customs-related products are subject to strict inspections when it comes to religious products.

So religion-related books, supplies, clothing, and props all need to go through sensitive channels.

Of course, if it involves insulting religion, cults, etc.

Common Goods: Religious Books, Legal Items, Religious CDs


10. Food and medicine

All food and medicine that can be eaten and drunk are sensitive goods.

In addition, food is limited to dry food. Fresh food such as vegetables and fruits cannot be arranged by express air transport!

Common goods: snacks, dried fruits, pills, potions


11. Sharp goods and sharp tools 

All sharp tools, including sharp kitchen utensils, stationery and hardware tools, are sensitive goods.

But if the larger sword or sword is a weapon type, it cannot be transported by air or sea!

Common goods: fruit knives, scissors, blades

After reading this article, I believe everyone has a concept on how to distinguish sensitive goods from ordinary goods!

If you are still uncertain, you can ask your OES customer service!

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