Clothing: Compounds, defoaming - 50140

Compounds, defoaming - 50140

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you’ll have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code made by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship compounds, defoaming accurately by using the information below:
50140
Compounds, defoaming
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Commodity note:
Applies only on compounds designed to prevent formation of foam in industrial processes.

Subclasses for

Compounds, defoaming - 50140

NMFC numbers may have subclasses. These are most frequently based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, compounds, defoaming, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

50140-1

50140-2

55

70

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Emulsified oil and not less than 50 percent by weight of water, in bulk in drums or Packages 2440, 2473 or 2521

NOI, in boxes, drums, pails or Packages 2440, 2473 or 2521

Emulsified oil and not less than 50 percent by weight of water, in bulk in drums or Packages 2440, 2473 or 2521

NOI, in boxes, drums, pails or Packages 2440, 2473 or 2521

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

Do all LTL shippers use NMFC freight classes?

Almost all U.S. LTL carriers use NMFC freight classes, although some are attempting to move to a dimensionally-based system.

Is an NMFC code required?

Adding NMFC code to a shipment is technically optional, but the NMFC codes can help avoid reclassification and ensure you're using the correct freight class number.

What is the NMFC class for clothing?

Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.