Wow. Just got a bottle of obnoxious stuff (an isothiocyanate) from Alfa Aesar. The liquid was in a bottle in a bubble bag in a bag in a can (with padding) in a bag in a box (with peanuts) in a bag in a box =>  


If only the exterior layer was refractory the bottle might withstand reentry from orbit. This one takes the prize for the most shipping layers of protection. At least it isn’t radioactive.