Some make sense -- liquids, perishables and hazardous materials. But there are some quirky things that can't be send.
Sheryl Owen's recently blogged an article about things that can't be sent to some overseas destinations. Some of the more interesting, prohibited items she found were:
- No chessboards to Afghanistan
- Musical greeting cards can't be sent to Quatar
- Cigarettes and soap to many countries
The 1,422 page Universal Postal Union list is here.
I found that you can't ship toothpaste to Modova, fat from ewe's wool to Slovakia, used clothing to Czeck Republic, "germs" to Austrailia, or "The Happy Drinking Bird" toy to Bahrain.
What are some of the quirkiest things you have discovered that can't be mailed? Comment here.