The United States Postal Service has announced that starting November 15th, they will once again be accepting international shipments of products containing Lithium batteries. Earlier this year, USPS banned Lithium battery shipments to all international destinations as they posed a fire hazard when improperly packaged. This information is especially important for merchants hoping to send...
USPS has recently announced that they will stop delivering international shipments containing lithium batteries effective May 16. Despite the fact that most items are shipped with a minimal electric charge, the risk of a battery-fire emergency is still high when improperly packaged. USPS is looking for temporary alternatives to put in place before January 1, 2013, when customers can once again ship specific quantities of lithium batteries to international locations.