Ship Cleaning Products - 48580

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship washing compounds accurately by using the information below:
Washing Compounds

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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 hand soap in freestanding bottles or containers with integral pump. For applicable provisions, Soap, hand, in pump dispensing unit,Applies only on hand soap contained in freestanding bottle or container with integral pump. Does not apply on bathroom or lavatory fixtures, in boxes, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of. And 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.Bluing, laundry; Cleaning, Scouring or Washing Compounds, NOI; Degreasers; Detergents; Soap, liquid or other than liquid, including Soap Powder, NOI; In bags, boxes, drums, pails, intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) or Packages 602, 1333, 2039, 2189, 2213, 2289, 2309, 2341, 2355, 2393, 2398, 2399, 2410, 2440, 2463, 2467, 2473, 2478, 2479, 2499, 2500, 2521, 2526, 2528 or 2530

Subclasses for

Ship Cleaning Products - 48580

NMFC numbers often have multiple subclasses. These are almost always based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, washing compounds, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info
Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
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Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

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Where can I find freight class code lookup?

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) annually publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for commonly shipped items ( To access this list, you are required to pay a subscription fee. Learn more about freight classes for free on our freight classes pages.

Are NMFC and Freight Classes the same thing?

Every commodity has both a freight class and a NMFC code. Freight class represents a category of items while NMFC codes relate to specific commodities within each of the 18 freight classes.

What does NOI stand for?

NOI stands for Not Otherwise Indicated. This is used when a commodity does not have an NMFC code. In these cases, density is usually used to determine freight class.