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Can I Ship Liquids Via USPS?

Written by Tara

Open or Close content below Nail Polish Flammable nail polishes may be mailed domestically if they are a consumer commodity. Some nail polishes may only be sent by ground transportation.

USPS allows shipping of non-hazardous liquids, as long as they are in sealed containers with all contents clearly labeled. If you want to ship over 4 oz. of liquid, you must use insulating materials, triple-pack your boxes and use tightly sealed containers like shipping glass bottles.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Can I mail perfume USPS?

USPS: Any fragrance or perfume that contains alcohol can be shipped domestically, but not internationally. Perfumes may not be shipped using air transportation – must be shipped ground.

Can you mail cologne?

Perfume containing alcohol may not be shipped internationally or mailed domestically using air transportation. Perfume containing alcohol, however, may be shipped within the United States by ground transportation.

How do I ship nail polish ups?

To send more than 4oz, you need to triple-pack the container with insulating materials and leakproof, sealed containers. USPS doesn’t accept nail polish and perfumes with alcohol for international shipments; for domestic shipping, use ground services.

Is there non flammable nail polish?

SOPHi nail polish is non-flammable, and contains no formaldehyde, toluene, phthalates, bisphenol A (BPA), or ethyl acetate. For best results, SOPHi offers an acetone-free Nail Polish Stripper gel that stays in place on the nail for easy removal.

Can you mail hand sanitizer?

Small quantities of flammable hand sanitizers and alcohol wipes can be sent in domestic mail by surface transportation only by USPS Retail Ground, Parcel Select, or Parcel Select Lightweight. Customers can only ship up to 1 pint of liquid per package using surface transportation.

Can I mail alcohol?

Alcohol can be shipped as land freight. However, depending on the destination, it may be possible to ship alcohol as air freight. Please note that if the alcohol is not professionally packed or packed using our packing materials, we are not able to ship your parcel.

Can I ship perfume USPS First Class?

When sent domestically, perfume also cannot be mailed using Express Mail, Priority Mail or First-Class Mail.

How do you send liquids in the mail?

Liquids must be packed in a waterproof, sealable container. The container must be kept upright in the cardboard box, and the box must be marked as Fragile to ensure it is not kept upside down during shipping.

Can you mail perfume in flat rate box?

You can use boxes for Priority, Flat Rate, or Regional. Perfumes containing alcohol cannot be shipped domestically or internationally. Domestic delivery of such perfumes can still be sent via road or rail transportation.

Can you FedEx perfume?

Refer to the current FedEx Service Guide for terms, conditions and limitations applicable to FedEx® delivery services. Dangerous goods are everywhere. Perfume, oil paint art kits and laptop computers are all considered dangerous goods during transport.

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I am Tara, and I am addicted to nail polishes and other beauty related things!:) Join me on my ride to paradise!