Restricted and prohibited
RESTRICTED items must go through certain processes prior to being exported / imported, and must be authorized by Mi Punto de Compra and other entities prior to being dispatched.
Such items can be transporter through the services of postal traffic, with prior authorization and they must be in compliance with some requirements according to their nature, destination, origin packaging, among others. Taking into account Decree 2685 of 1999 – Article 193, the shipment must comply with the following:
- Do not include weapons.
- No publications that attempt against morality and good customs.
- Precursor products in the manufacture of narcotics, narcotics or drugs not authorized by the Ministry of Health.
- Goods whose importation is prohibited by article 81 of the political constitution or by international agreements to which Colombia has adhered.
The PROHIBITED items can not be sent by any shipping method. According to Law 1369 of 2009 and to the corporate security policies, there are some elements that are prohibited from circulating by postal traffic services.
Dangerous goods are products or substances that, when transported, can constitute a risk to health and safety, to the property, people or the environment.
In accordance with the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG), all substances such as gas, liquids and solids that are inside a container, tank, container or vehicle, that due to their physical characteristics , chemical characteristics and properties represent a danger, are considered dangerous.