Adhesives: Adhesive Pastes - 4620

Adhesive Pastes - 4620

What is Freight Class?

A standardized freight code must be used when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This code, which is published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to quickly identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship adhesive pastes accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
4620
COMMODITY
Adhesive Pastes
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 Pastes - 4620

Having subclasses is not uncommon for NMFC numbers. Subclasses are generally based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, adhesive pastes, 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.

What does class mean when shipping?

The class determines the cost of the shipping. The lower the class, the lower the cost.

What happens if I don't put an NMFC freight class on my BOL?

If you don't include an NMFC code on your BOL, it is very likely that your carrier will charge you a reclassification fee and charge you the cost of shipping the freight they they determine your shipment is.