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Perishable Matter

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Perishable Matter - definition(s)

Perishable Matter - An item (such as produce, live animal, or live plant) that can deteriorate in the mail and thereby lose value, create a health hazard, or cause a nuisance or disturbance under ordinary mailing conditions. Such matter usually requires special packaging. (Compare with hazardous matter and restricted matter.)

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Source: USPS, 16 October 2009 12:53:11, External

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