Dental, Hospital or Medical Supply: Manikins (Mannequins) - 56825
What is Freight Class?
A freight code must be used when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This standardized code, published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, lets carriers identify qualities of the shipment that help with transportation logistics.
Ship manikins (mannequins) accurately by using the information below:
Medical or rescue training, in boxes; or Kits, medical training aid, consisting of manikins (mannequins), heads, torsos or limbs and visual training aids, in carrying cases in boxes; Applies on kits containing manikins (mannequins) or parts thereof; designed as an aid for teaching various emergency treatment procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) administration, aspiration, defibrillation, intubation and infusion; and visual training aids which may include not more than one electrical readout monitor or one electronic heart simulator for each kit and cleaning accessories for maintenance of the unit. Also applies on kits consisting of manikins (mannequins) and accessories designed as an aid for teaching infant care.
Manikins (Mannequins) - 56825
NMFC numbers often have multiple subclasses. These are almost always based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, manikins (mannequins), is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass NMFC Code
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.
HSN stands for Harmonized System of Nomenclature. It is a system for classifying commodities created by the World Customs organization. U.S. LTL shipping, however, uses NMFC classifications instead.
What is the purpose of freight classification?
Freight classification groups products based on similar density, stowability, handling and liability so carriers and shippers have an effective way of communicating the ease of transporting said freight.