Hazmat Shipping Explained
Airbags and seat belts are considered a Class 9 explosive and therefore this classification requires that the airbags be shipped as hazardous materials. Shipping any item as hazardous requires a service fee in addition to the regular shipping charges. On average, airbags will cost about $40-$50 dollars to deliver in any rural city or suburb in the lower 48 states and as usual there is a surcharge for PR, AK, HI. We only ship airbags by ground service.
Is there a concern for handling airbags
All factory original airbags include grounding straps that ground out the pins on all airbags. The purpose for the grounding straps are to avoid any static electricity from activating an airbag. These grounding straps snap into action as soon as the connector is removed from the actuator. To future improve your safety, our company placing all airbags inside an anti-static bag adding another layer of protection. We have been handling airbags for fifteen years and have never experienced any issues with accidental deployment.