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214 Appeals

The rights of mailers to seek review of adverse mailability decisions involving restricted articles and substances is stated in DMM 601.8.

A mailer who receives an adverse decision from a postmaster may file a written appeal with the PCSC, which issues the final agency decision. When an initial ruling is issued by the PCSC, the mailer may appeal to the manager, Product Classification, USPS Headquarters, Washington, DC, who has the authority to render a final decision on the appeal. See DMM 608.8.1 for the Product Classification mailing address.

A mailer may file a written appeal of a final Postal Service agency decision with the USPS Recorder, Judicial Officer, under the rules of procedure in 39 CFR 953. See DMM 608.1.1 for the mailing address.