Cloth, Dry Goods, Fabrics or Textiles: Wipes, nonwoven fiber, disposable - 49290

Wipes, nonwoven fiber, disposable - 49290

What is Freight Class?

You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This standardized code, issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship wipes, nonwoven fiber, disposable accurately by using the information below:
49290
Wipes, nonwoven fiber, disposable
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Commodity note:
Impregnated with cleansing agents, disinfectants or moisturizers, in boxes or Package 2341, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of

Subclasses for

Wipes, nonwoven fiber, disposable - 49290

Often, NMFC codes have numerous subclasses. These subclasses are almost always based on how dense the items are.
In this instance, the commodity, wipes, nonwoven fiber, disposable, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

49290-1

49290-2

100

77.5

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Less than 12

12 or greater

Less than 12

12 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

Do all LTL shippers use NMFC freight classes?

Almost all U.S. LTL carriers use NMFC freight classes, although some are attempting to move to a dimensionally-based system.

How many freight classes are there?

The National Motor Freight and Traffic Association has 18 freight classes numbered 50 to 500. The lower the freight class, the lower the cost of transporting that freight.

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.