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Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail

Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail, has been updated, effective May 15, 2014, with the following changes:

 

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Chapters 1-7

  1. Introduction
  2. General Guidelines
  3. Hazardous Materials
  4. Restricted Matter
  5. Perishable Matter
  6. International Mail
  7. Air Transportation Requirements

revised to incorporate sections 601.8 through 601.12 of the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®), and align the publication with current requirements of the Postal Service and other federal agencies.

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Appendix A

Hazardous Materials Table: Postal Service Mailability Guide

revised to align with current DOT Hazardous Materials Table in 49 CFR 172.101.

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Appendix B

Numerical Listing of Proper Shipping Names by Identification (ID) Number

revised to provide clarity.

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Appendix E

Conversion Factors for Units of Measure

deleted because this information can readily be found on the Internet.

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Appendix F

References

renamed as Appendix E.

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