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A lighter equipped with an ignition element and containing fuel is classified as a Class 3 flammable liquid. A lighter containing a flammable gas is classed as a Division 2.1 flammable gas. A lighter that contains either flammable liquid or flammable gas is permitted in domestic mail via surface transportation only with prior written approval, provided all the applicable requirements of 343.25 are met.
Required prior written Authorization must be obtained from:
PCSC (Product Classification Service Center)
90 Church Street Suite 3100
New York, NY 10007-2951