Prohibited and Restricted Items: USPS

USPS Prohibits/ Restricts the shipment of certain goods domestically and internationally. This article lists products you should refrain from shipping. Note there are different rules for international and domestic shipping due to stricter air travel safety regulations. 

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Domestic Restrictions 

Items below can be shipped with USPS, however, strict guidelines must be followed. More information here.

Aerosols
Alcoholic Beverages
Cigarettes, Cigars, & Tobacco
Cremated Remains
Dry Ice
Firearms
Fragile Items
Glues
Hand Sanitizer
Hemp Products (including CBD)
Lithium Batteries
Live Animals
Matches
Medicines & Prescription Drugs
Nail Polish
Paint
Perfumes
Perishable Items
Poisons

Domestically Prohibited Items

Items below cannot be shipped with USPS domestically or internationally. 

Air Bags
Ammunition
Explosives
Gasoline
Marijuana (medical or otherwise); hemp/CBD is allowed, but restricted

International Restrictions

Items below can be shipped with USPS, however, strict guidelines must be followed. More information here.

Cigars
Cremated Remains
Firearms
Glues
Lithium Batteries
Live Animals
Matches
Medicines & Prescription Drugs
Paint
Perishable Items

Internationally Prohibited Items

Aerosols
Air Bags
Alcoholic Beverages
Ammunition
Cigarettes
Dry Ice
Explosives
Gasoline
Hemp-based products (including cannabidiol [CBD])
Marijuana (medical or otherwise)
Nail Polish
Perfumes (containing alcohol)
Poisons

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