Chemicals: Flammable Liquids - 44500

Flammable Liquids - 44500

What is Freight Class?

When shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you must assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association that allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and help with transportation.
Ship flammable liquids accurately by using the information below:
44500
Flammable Liquids
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Commodity note:
NOI; or Combustible Liquids in bulk containers with a maximum capacity greater than 119 gallons, NOI; Applies on materials regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation as a Hazard Class 3: Flammable Liquid; or Combustible Liquid in bulk containers; as defined in 49 CFR §173.120 and required to bear a notice to that effect on bills of lading and packaging. In U.S. DOT-authorized packaging:

Subclasses for

Flammable Liquids - 44500

Often, NMFC codes have subclasses. These subclasses generally are based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, flammable liquids, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

44500-1

44500-2

44500-3

100

92.5

85

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In Packing Group I

In Packing Group II

In Packing Group III

In Packing Group I

In Packing Group II

In Packing Group III

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

Where can I find a freight code list?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items (https://classit.nmfta.org/). A subscription is required to view this list. You can read more about freight classes at Koho for free on our freight classes pages.

How is the cost of freight determined?

Your freight cost is determined by a number of variables, such as how far your shipment needs to go, the freight class number, whether or not accessorials are needed, as well as fluctuating fuel costs and truck capacity.

What does NMFC stand for?

NMFC stand for National Motor Freight Classification. This is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more on our freight classes pages.