Adhesives: Adhesive Cements - 4620

Adhesive Cements - 4620

What is Freight Class?

A freight code is required when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This code, published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, lets carriers quickly identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation logistics.
Ship adhesive cements accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
4620
COMMODITY
Adhesive Cements
FREIGHT CLASS
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Commodity note:
NOI . Not required by the U.S. Department of Transportation to bear a Hazard Class or Hazard Division label or placard. For classes applicable to such hazardous materials, see provisions elsewhere in this Classification. Also applies when one flat applicator for each inner container is included in the shipment. In bags, boxes, drums, pails, intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), portable tanks or Packages 1398, 2213, 2399, 2440, 2445, 2452, 2458, 2463, 2467, 2478, 2496, 2499, 2500, 2515, 2516, 2521, 2526, 2528 or 2530, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:

Subclasses for

Adhesive Cements - 4620

Having multiple subclasses is fairly common for NMFC numbers. These subclasses are primarily based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, adhesive cements, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

4620-1

4620-2

85

60

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Less than 20

20 or greater

Less than 20

20 or greater

Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

What is freight class code definition?

Created and maintained by a nonprofit membership organization named the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more from the experts at Koho on our freight classes pages.

Are NMFC and Freight Classes the same thing?

Every commodity has both a freight class and a NMFC code. Freight class represents a category of items while NMFC codes relate to specific commodities within each of the 18 freight classes.

Why is the freight class of some commodities fixed?

Some items, such as car transmissions, have a specific class no matter how heavy or big they are. This is called a fixed class. Items can be assigned a fixed class if the value and transportability very rarely change.