USPS Packaging Instruction 4B

Safety Matches

Safety matches (book, card, or strike–on–box) may be mailed only in domestic mail via surface transportation, provided all applicable requirements in 344 are met, including:

Note: Strike–anywhere matches assigned UN1331 and other types of matches assigned UN2254 or UN1945 are nonmailable.

Proper Shipping Name

ID Number


Required Packaging

Primary Receptacle
Outer Packaging