Articles of household goods acquired subsequent to effective date of PCS orders.
Aerosol cans of any kind.
Rags soaked in corrosive or flammable substances.
Articles intended for other than immediate family.
Articles that may be contaminated or damage either carrier equipment or other items of property in shipment.
Propane tanks; purged tanks may be sent provided they are emptied by a dealer who will certify with a tag affixed to the tank that it meets the standard of National Fire Protection Association.
Alcoholic beverages must be properly sealed, otherwise carrier may not accept.
Outdoor items must be cleaned and free of soil and pests.
Articles for immediate resale, disposal or commercial use rather than for use by member and his/her dependents.
Irreplaceable items (sentimental value) should be carried with you if possible, as these items are hard to claim.
The following items should always be carried with the shipper as they are important and very valuable to the shipper: money, checks, negotiable paperwork, bonds, jewelry, coin and stamp collections, baseball card collections or medical/school/tax records.
Aerosol Lacquer Camphor Oil Perfume Adhesives Black powder Dynamite Enamel Shellac Primers
Starting Fluids Fire Extinguishers Gases used in welding Filled scuba tanks Matches Paint/stain removers Petroleum products Denatured alcohol Windshield solvent Shoe polish
Kerosene Antifreeze Bleach Filled propane tanks Acids Charcoal briquettes Weed killers Photographic lamps Fireworks Signal flares
Polish (Furniture, Nail, Wood, Stove, Etc.)
After shave cologne
Flamables, combustables, corrosives, explosives and gases THIS IS NOT A COMPLETE LIST
Alcohols Leather Dressing
Disinfectants Cleaners Ammonia Varnish Auto alarms Flash bulbs
CLAIMS FOR FULL REPLACEMENT VALUE COVERAGE OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD GOODS
It is our sincere hope that your household goods shipment arrived in a timely manner without loss or damage, however; should you incur any loss or damage to your goods, it is extremely important that you follow the instructions below:
At the time your household goods are delivered, the carrier will give you five copies of a two-
sided pink form.
The form number is DD Form 1840/1840R.
If the carrier does not have these forms,
please notify your local personal property transportation office at once.
Be sure to carefully check off each piece, or carton, the inventory number when it is
being unloaded. Don't let the carrier rush you.
Examine any damage carefully and detail the exact damage.
List all missing items by inventory number and description.
All damage and/or loss you notice at the time of delivery should be identified on the front side of
the DD Form 1840 by inventory number, name of item, and type of damage or loss.