Restricted, Hazardous, and Perishable Materials
Materials or items that are considered restricted are often not mailable. This may include hazardous and perishable items. For example, many common household items cannot be mailed through the US Postal Service®. Certain materials or items are mailable, but with restrictions. Additional restrictions apply to items being mailed internationally.

Examples of resticted, hazardous, or perishable household products that may be mailable but have specific restrictions...

Perfumes containing alcohol
Nail Polish
Lithium Batteries
Cremated Remains
Live Animals

Examples of non-mailable items...

Alcoholic Beverages
Air bags

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