A commodity, as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act, includes the agricultural commodities enumerated in Section 1a(4) of the Commodity Exchange Act and all other goods and articles, except onions as provided in Public Law 85-839 (7 U.S.C. § 13-1), a 1958 law that banned futures trading in onions, and all services, rights, and interests in which contracts for future delivery are presently or in the future dealt in.

Source: Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Article shipped. For dangerous and hazardous cargo, the correct commodity identification is critical.

Source: U.S. Maritime Administration.