Dental, Hospital or Medical Supply: Syringes - 56960

Syringes - 56960

What is Freight Class?

You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload). This standardized code, issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation.
Ship syringes accurately by using the information below:
56960
Syringes
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Commodity note:
Administration, expendable, plastic, with or without needles, in boxes, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:

Subclasses for

Syringes - 56960

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

56960-1

56960-2

56960-3

56960-4

56960-5

56960-6

56960-7

56960-8

56960-9

56960-10

56960-11

400

300

250

175

125

100

92.5

85

70

65

60

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Less than 1

1 but less than 2

2 but less than 4

4 but less than 6

6 but less than 8

8 but less than 10

10 but less than 12

12 but less than 15

15 but less than 22.5

22.5 but less than 30

30 or greater

Less than 1

1 but less than 2

2 but less than 4

4 but less than 6

6 but less than 8

8 but less than 10

10 but less than 12

12 but less than 15

15 but less than 22.5

22.5 but less than 30

30 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 the NMFC code?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) created the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC). It is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commercial movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the transportability of the large variety of commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments every year.

If I am shipping a couch when do I use freight class 250 vs freight class 175?

If the couch you are shipping has not been assembled yet and you are shipping various components that you can use freight class 250. If you are shipping a complete product then you should use freight class 175.

What is the NMFC class for baseballs?

The NMFC freight class for baseballs is 85.