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Proper Shipping Name and ID Number

Required Authorization

Prior written permission must be obtained from the manager, Product Classification, USPS Headquarters, Washington, DC (see DMM 608.8 for mailing address).

Mailability

Design Specifications

Mailable devices must meet each of the following conditions:

Required Packaging

Primary Receptacle
Outer Shipping Container
Marking
Documentation

Note: Full responsibility rests with the mailer to comply with Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE) regulations before mailing. A legible photocopy of the Product Classification Manager's approval letter must be presented by the mailer to the Postal Service acceptance clerk at the time of mailing.