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Old June 7, 2019, 05:28 PM   #1
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HazMat Question

Is primed brass subject to HazMat restrictions?
Can it be shipped via US Mail?

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Old June 8, 2019, 09:17 PM   #2
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No, primed but unloaded brass can be shipped without hazmat.
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Old June 9, 2019, 09:13 AM   #3
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It may be exempt from Hazmat, but you can't mail it using USPS.

"Small Arms Ammunition. Ammunition is classified as a Division 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, or 1.4 explosive, depending on the degree of hazard. Ammunition that is regulated as a Class 1 explosive and designed to be fired from a pistol, revolver, rifle, or shotgun, as well as associated primers and blank cartridges (including those designed for tools) and propellant powder for use in any firearm, is prohibited from mailing."

https://pe.usps.com/text/pub52/pub52c3_019.htm#ep898664

Primed brass isn't explicitly mentioned, but if you can't mail ammo and you can't mail blanks and you can't mail primers I seriously doubt that primed brass would be allowed.
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Old June 9, 2019, 10:27 AM   #4
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^^^ Correct; primed brass can be shipped via UPS or Fedex but not the USPS
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