Drugs, Medicines, Toilet Preparations or Personal Care Products: Personal Care Products - 59420

Personal Care Products - 59420

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 personal care products accurately by using the information below:
59420
Personal Care Products
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Commodity note:
Not required by the U.S. Department of Transportation to bear a Hazard Class or Hazard Division label or placard, Does not apply on materials regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation as hazardous and required to bear a Hazard Class or Hazard Division label or placard. For classes applicable to such hazardous materials, see provisions elsewhere in this Classification. viz.: Cosmetics, NOI, including Eyeliner, Eye Shadow, Face Powder, Foundation, Lip Balm, Lip Gloss, Lipstick or Mascara; Creams, Lotions, Moisturizers or Oils, body, face or hand, NOI, including Sunscreen or Suntan Lotions or Oils; Hair Bleaching or Coloring Kits; Hairspray or Hair Styling Products, including Hair Gel, Mousse, Oil or Wax; Hand Sanitizers, NOI; Makeup, including Masquerade or Stage Makeup; Mouthwash; Nail Polish or Nail Polish Remover; Shampoo or Conditioner, hair; Shaving Cream, Gel or Soap; Toilet Preparations, NOI; Toothpaste or Tooth Powder; In boxes, drums, pails or Packages 2189, 2213, 2407, 2411, 2440, 2499, 2500 or 2521, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:

Subclasses for

Personal Care Products - 59420

NMFC numbers often have multiple subclasses. These are almost always based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, personal care products, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

59420-1

59420-2

59420-3

125

85

70

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Less than 10

10 but less than 15

15 or greater

Less than 10

10 but less than 15

15 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

How do I get my NMFC code?

An organization known as the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for many commonly shipped commodities (https://classit.nmfta.org/). You must pay a subscription fee to view this list. For more information about freight classes for free on our freight classes pages.

What is the most expensive freight class?

Freight Class 500 freight is the most expensive to ship. This classification is reserved for items of very high value or for items that use lots of space but weigh very little.

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.