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What kind of items are classified as "prohibited"?

The following articles are prohibited under the Universal Postal Convention.
Items include (and are not limited to):



■Explosives
・Fireworks
・Crackers
・Ammunition
・Igniters
・Detonators
・Fuses


■ High-pressure gas
・Spray cans
・Lighter refill gas
・Diving Cylinders
・Gas cartridge camping stove
・Cassette stove gas
・Fire extinguisher
・Dust removal spray
・Portable concentrated oxygen
・Helium gas
・Freon gas/Chlorofluorocarbons
・Gas heater
・Suspensions (car parts)


■ Flammable liquid
・Oil Lighter
・Zippo lighter
・Lighter fluid
・Alcohol
・Paints
・Thinner
・Wood varnishes and enamels
・Adhesive/glue
・Lacquer
・Perfume
・Nail varnish, polish or gel
・Nail varnish remover
・Essential oil
・Hair tonic
・Tempo drop


■ Flammable substances
・Match
・Charcoal
・Coal oil
・Oil heater


■ Oxidizing substances
・Oxygen generator
・Bleach
・Hydrogen peroxide
・Hair coloring


■ Toxic or Infectious substances
・Pesticides/Incesticide
・Agricultural chemicals
・Chloroform
・Cement


■ Radioactive materials
・Uranium
・Plutonium
・Cesium
・Thorium
・Radioactive waste


■ Corrosive substances
・Wet Batteries
・Mercury


■Other
・First-class OTC drugs
・Magnet
・Engine
・Dry ice
・Refrigerant
・Asbestos
・Narcotics
・Psychopharmaceuticals
・Obscene Articles
・Air freshener
・Lottery
・Air gun, toy gun, model gun etc.
・Fake weapons(←Original: Sword)
・Animal/Pet feed
・Plants, including certain seeds, live or dead plants, unfinished or untreated wood &
・Soil
・Fertilizers
・Perishable foods (e.g., cheese, milk, yoghurt, eggs, meat, fish, seafood)
・Live or dead animals or insects
・Items prohibited by the Washington Convention (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora)
・Fur of endangered or certain animals
・Gold, silver and platinum jewelry
・Precious metals such as bullion and gold.
・Gem (including rough and fabricated diamonds)
・Pearl
・Blood products
・Counterfeit or imitation money      
・Postal stamps and revenue stamps   
・Documents and personal mail
・National treasures   
・Important cultural property and works of art.
・Pirated CD/DVD
・Documents
・National treasures  
・Important cultural properties and arts
・Pirated products
・Products with fake testimonials and false country of origin        
・Credit card
・Cash (banknotes and coins) 
・Tickets: concerts, sports, arts, theater, etc.
・Air tickets
・Skin, leather and fur(Mammalian, reptiles, amphibians, etc)
・Skin, fur or leather of wolves, bears, elephants, rhinos and certain deer and foxes
・Cigars, Cigarettes & Smokeless Tobacco                


Note that restrictions vary by country of destination.
Some products are prohibited due to exporting country, importing country or transportation regulations.
For more information on import prohibitions and restrictions, please check with the Border Control authority for your country.

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