United States Postal Service (USPS) Bans Lithium Batteries

May 12, 2012

Effective Wednesday, May 16, 2012, the U.S. Postal Service will no longer allow air shipments of any electronics containing lithium batteries.  These includes: cameras, bluetooth devices, tablets, mobile phones, GPS devices, laptops, portable DVD players, MP3 players, electronic shavers, etc.  That means hundreds of thousands of others around the world and I will no longer be able to purchase electronic devices containing lithium battery.  The other option to receive products by mail are FedEx, UPS, or DHL.