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2
Containers

2-1 General

Several types of containers are acceptable for mailing items if the containers and items are prepared within the standards of this publication. The principal types of mailing containers include the following:

• Bags, bales, bundles,bags, boxes, cans, and envelopes. films, and wraps.

• Boxes.

• Cans and drums.

• Envelopes.

• Tubes.

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