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We restrict or prohibit certain items from our network in order to comply with national and international regulations governing the carriage of mail, and ensure the mail is safe for everyone. ​Many everyday items, such as aerosols, nail varnish, and perfumes are considered dangerous goods under transport legislation. ​ ​

Why are some items prohibited or restricted?

Aerosols for any other purpose (including spray paints, lacquers, solvents, air fresheners, oven cleaners, etc.

Sending items at a branch?

Batteries, specifically new alkaline metal, nickel metal hydride (NiMH), nickel cadmium (NiCd), zinc-air and zinc chloride Including D, C, 9V, AA, AAA and AAAA alkaline batteries.

Flammable solids (including magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, zinc powder, sparklers and fire lighters )

If you’re posting items overseas other postal administrations may have different prohibitions, see our Country Guides.

Corrosives (including aluminium chloride, caustic soda, corrosive cleaning fluid, dyes, acids, corrosive paint and rust removers, mercury and gallium metal)

Are you posting safely?

Christmas crackers – see Explosives for cracker snaps when not part of a made-up cracker

Liquids 1 litre and over

A guide to what our personal customers can and cannot send in the mail

Clinical and medical waste (e.g. contaminated dressings, bandages and needles)

CBD products containing more than 0.2% of THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)