USPS: New Mailing Standards for Lithium Batteries

USPS Revises Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail standards to align with other agencies.

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On August 17, 2017, the United States Postal Service published a Postal Bulletin announcing a new standard for mail pieces containing lithium batteries. These revisions were made to align the USPS mailing standards with recent changes made by other federal regulatory agencies regarding the transportation of lithium batteries.