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Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail

Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail, has been updated, effective February 19, 2015, with the following changes:

 

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Chapters 1-7

  1. Introduction
  2. General Guidelines
  3. Hazardous Materials
  4. Restricted Matter
  5. Perishable Matter
  6. International Mail
  7. Air Transportation Requirements

revised to provide new standards for the mailing of lithium batteries and to align with current agency practices related to the elimination of PS Form 1770 and revisions to SP9275.

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Appendix A

Hazardous Materials Table: Postal Service Mailability Guide

revised to provide new standards for the mailing of lithium batteries.

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Appendix B

Numerical Listing of Proper Shipping Names by Identification (ID) Number

revised to provide new standards for the mailing of lithium batteries.

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Appendix C

USPS Packaging Instructions for Mailable Hazardous Materials

revised to provide new standards for the mailing of lithium batteries and to align with current agency practices related to the elimination of PS Form 1770 and revisions to SP9275.

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