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484 Rulings

Rulings sometimes can be provided based on the trade name of an item, but that is not always possible. A generic description, such as “razor blade,” “cleaner,” “aerosol product,” or “drug,” is insufficient for determining mailability. To request a ruling on the mailability of restricted matter, furnish the information in 215.3 to the local postmaster.

If the matter for which the ruling is being requested has the physical characteristics of a toxic substance, flammable liquid, compressed gas, or other hazardous material, a ruling should be requested under the conditions in 215.2.