Risk Management and Safety provides services to ensure that hazardous materials shipped by air, land, or sea are done so in accordance with all regulatory requirements. Page 15 of 24 You do not need to complete both forms. Packaging developed in accordance to the regulations set forth by the USDOT, Transport Canada, ICAO and IATA. retuning test kit from the Philippines - FamilyTreeDNA Forums Exempt classifications apply to specimens transported by air, but not by ground. Packages bearing these marks may be accepted by PDF Proper Shipment of Patient Specimens and Infectious Substances If you prefer, package markings may be in the form of a label. FedEx shipping instructions - Samples from CANADA Exempt human specimens at room temperature All samples should be shipped to our coordinating site laboratory at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Quebec (address below). Category A Substance Packaging . Shipping Infectious Substances with Dry Ice. In addition, at least one surface of the outer packaging must have a minimum dimension of 3.9 inches by 3.9 inches (100 mm by 100 mm). Note: These are federal regulations and APPLY to FedEx and other commercial shipping companies. Shipping Hazardous Materials Guide. No Shippers Declaration is necessary if they are not considered as . 19 Specimens in Fixatives Exceptions Exceptions for specimens and . PDF Shipping recommendations for exempt specimen samples Complete and submit CDC Form 50.34 and the Poxvirus Human Specimen Submission Form (provided at time of consultation) with the shipment. Contact FEDEX at 1-800-463-3339 to establish a dangerous goods account. outside of the shipping package so that the "Exempt Human Specimens" labeling underneath is visible. PDF SHIPPING BIOLOGICAL SUBSTANCES SHORT GUIDELINES - TNT Express Dried blood spots. PDF Step 4: Labeling, Marking, and Documenting Requirements ... What information is required on a Shipper's Declaration for an Exempt human specimen shipment? 8. Shipping and Transport of Regulated Biological Materials Shipping and Transport of Regulated Biological Materials is designed as initial training and periodic retraining for employees who package or ship diagnostic and clinical human or animal specimens, human or animal pathogens, and other regulated biohazards. Some examples are dangerous goods (flammable, corrorive, toxic, and/or reactive substances), biological materials, and samples in dry ice. 6. Packaging and Transporting Infectious Substances ... The outer shipping container must be marked on the address side with the words "Exempt human specimen" or "Exempt animal specimen," as appropriate. new Ze A l A nd shipping instructions 1. go to w w w.fe D ex.c o m or call fe D ex at 0800.733.339 to schedule a pick-up. How To Ship Special-Care or Regulated Items. (a) ˜e specimen must be packed in a packaging which will prevent any leakage and which is marked with the words "Exempt human specimen" or "Exempt animal specimen," as appropriate; (b) ˜e packaging must consist of three components: 1. a leak-proof primary receptacle(s); 2. a leak-proof secondary packaging; and 3. Determine how you will transport the specimen. Exempt specimens 2. 9. Domestic Mail - USPS Shipping Instructions 3.6 Verify all packing steps are complete and ship to the CBR via FedEx overnight to the appropriate address (using the included pre-printed FedEx return label). SpecTrack-generated packing list(s)) in the shipment. 4. Refrigerated shipping system includes: 8-oz cold packs, specimen bag, absorbent material, Exempt Human Specimen . Proper shipping name and UN 3373 certification mark. Biological substances are assigned to one of the f All specimens that fall within the definition of a patient specimen are subject to special shipping requirements. 4. are marked by the shipper "Exempt human specimen" or "Exempt animal specimen" as appropriate to comply with current IATA regulations. IATA regulations require triple packaging and labeling as "Exempt human specimen" A culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is to be sent to the Public Health Laboratory. FedEx will be picking up the package. The Exempt Human Specimen (EHS) category has a specific packing and marking requirement. Refer to the list below to determine which packaging and shipping regulations apply. Class 4. • Proper shipping name (Carbon dioxide, solid or Dry Ice) None Air transport by IATA member airline such as FedEx or UPS Exempt Human Specimen or Exempt Animal Specimen If overpack is used: • Marks and labels for each inner package • Overpack label Outer packaging: • Exempt human specimen or exempt animal specimens label Exempt Human Specimen - According to DOT and IATA regulations, Patient Specimens from a non-infectious human or animal are exempt from Infectious Substance regulations. Mark the package as "Exempt Human Specimen" or "Exempt Animal Specimen" as appropriate. Attach an "Exempt Human Specimen" label and a shipping label to the outside of the shipping container. The outer shipping container must be marked on the address side with the words "Exempt human specimen" or "Exempt animal specimen," as appropriate. There are items that require more attention before they can be sent off to their destination. Secreta, excreta, blood and its components, tissue and tissue fluids, and body parts) Dry Ice (Carbon Dioxide, Solid) 2 19 Dry ice is considered a Dangerous Good, a Shipper's Declaration is not required. If the failure occurred with a blood or saliva specimen, we recommend submitting a new, preferably blood, specimen if possible. There are 3 basic classifications for shipments of biological materials: • Exempt Human or Animal Specimens- A human or animal specimen with a minimum likelihood of causing disease. When shipping an exempt human specimen via FedEx, an air waybill or online shipping label is required. Specimen packages marked as "Exempt human specimen" or "Exempt animal specimen" according to the ICAO Technical Instructions are notregulated under the HMR. "Shipping Infectious Substances Training (IATA/DOT)" is valid for two years. It is a federal regulation that individuals involved in the shipping of dry ice must, at a minimum, have DOT Hazardous Material and IATA Dangerous Goods training. Although it is recognized by Fedex, UPS, USPS etc., Mark the package as "Exempt Human Specimen" or "Exempt Animal Specimen" as appropriate. Package is marked with the words "Exempt human specimen" or "Exempt animal specimen", as appropriate. delivered via FedEx Express or shipped internationally, and in accordance with DOT Hazardous Material Regulations when delivered via UPS or shipped domestically. C Proper shipping name The proper shipping name "Exempt Human (or Animal) Specimen" must be documented on the airbill. E Nature and Quantity of Goods The Dry Ice, 9, UN1845 box must be checked. We will cover all costs of shipping. The biopsies can be shipped in a rigid box with the designation "Exempt animal specimen" via FedEx or UPS. Proper shipping name and UN 3373 certification mark. At FedEx Express, we understand the importance of ensuring the safe shipping of clinical samples such as human or animal materials, including excreta, secreta, blood (including FDA-approved pharmaceuticals that are blood products), tissue and tissue fluids, as well as environmental test samples of soil and water. These samples are not subject Shippers must provide the following information in the "Nature and Quantity of Goods" box: 1. This is a 2-hour training designed to instruct individuals on how to properly offer Category A Infectious Substances, Category B Biological Substances (including SARS-CoV-2, the COVID-19 virus), Exempt Human/Animal Specimens, Dry Ice, and Genetically Modified Microorganisms and Organisms for shipment by both ground and . FedEx box or clinical pack). Exempt Human or Animal Specimen Human or animals specimens are defined as "a human or animal sample transported for routine testing not related to the diagnosis of an infectious disease." (Ex. If you prefer, package markings may be in the form of a label. To ship via the US Postal Service, affix a Marshfield Labs mailing label to outside of shipping container. The most common substances in this category are: blood, saliva, urine, faeces, crops, biopsies and umbilical cords. The maximum quantity that may be shipped via passenger aircraft is 50 mL or 50 g. Step 3: Packing Category A and B and Exempt Human and Exempt Animal Specimens Job Aid . Exempt Human Specimen / Exempt Animal Specimen Reference Guide (IATA 3.6.2.2.3.6) 1. Bypass the FedEx® automated attendant and speak with a FedEx representative as follows: FedEx automated attendant: "Welcome to FedEx. (this would be in lieu of a UN3373 label). Please note that postage is the reponsibility of the sender. Air Waybill (Exempt) When shipping exempt specimens the Dangerous Goods Declaration is not required. Exempt Human and Exempt Animal Specimens Specimen shipping packages consigned to couriers and air carriers must have the marking "Exempt Human Specimen" and must, at a minimum, meet the following package requirements: 100 mm² dimension on one side leak-proof primary container Specimens (blood, urine, tissue) being sent for antibody detection, organ function or therapeutic drug monitoring, pregnancy, drug, insurance, or employment test purposes, etc. Factors such as the known medical history, symptoms and individual circumstances of the source, human or animal, and endemic local conditions The "Exempt Human Specimen" category relates to patient specimens for which there is minimal likelihood that pathogens are present and are not subject to the Dangerous Goods Regulations if the specimen is transported in Packaging for Exempt Human Specimen. Place the packaged specimen in an appropriate shipping container (ex. Category B Biological Substances (UN3373). Shipper and consignee identification (name, address, and telephone) Package orientation arrows if primary receptacle exceeds 50 mL or more. Weight Shipping Infectious Substances with Dry Ice Saliva kits can be shipped using regular mail. These bright red, adhesive-backed paper shipping labels apply to both human and animal specimens, and comply with the requirements in International Air Transport, ICAO and DOT for marking the package orientation. 5. Shipment of Biological Materials The steps to properly ship biological materials include: . Exempt Human or Animal Specimen How to Ship DROP-OFF Shipments of both Exempt Human or Animal Specimens, as well as UN3373 - Category B are both accepted at: The UPS Store®, UPS Customer Counters and UPS Drop Box Locations. Failure to follow appropriate packaging/shipping guidelines will result in rejected sample submissions and/or longer turnaround times. Exempt Patient Specimens: Human or animal specimens which are not likely to contain an infectious substance. Liquid clinical samples marking requirements Include a marking on the package that properly identifies the shipment as "Exempt Human Specimen" or "Exempt Animal Specimen" as appropriate to comply with current IATA and ICAO regulations. UN number 5. Proper shipping name (dry ice) 3. Exempt human/animal specimens (USPS) This category includes human or animal specimen that are being transported for routine testing not related to an infectious disease. Exempt Specimens (IATA 3.6.2.2.3.6) Patient specimens for which there is a minimal likelihood that pathogens are present and when packed in packaging that will prevent leakage and marked with the words "Exempt Human Specimen" or "Exempt Animal Specimen." A This process is designed to systematically think through the requirements needed for transportation and provide quick-reference job aids to apply in the workplace. Shipping via commercial carrier (e.g., FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc.) (this would be in lieu of a UN3373 label). These materials must be deemed non-infectious before they are classified as an exempt specimen. • Proper shipping name (Carbon dioxide, solid or Dry Ice) None Air transport by IATA member airline such as FedEx or UPS Exempt Human Specimen or Exempt Animal Specimen If overpack is used: • Marks and labels for each inner package • Overpack label Outer packaging: • Exempt human specimen or exempt animal specimens label Exempt Human Specimen or Exempt Animal Specimen N/A N/A N/A Non-infectious specimens (mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, insect and other invertebrates) containing small quantities of flammable preservative N/A N/A N/A See Checklist on Pg. In the United States, the mark "Exempt Human/Animal Specimen" is an indication that there is no infectious substance in the package. Include required paperwork (e.g. Dried Samples While non-infectious samples of dried blood, tissue, saliva and hair are not dangerous goods and are not required to Not every shipment is as easy as pack and ship. United States Postal Service (US Mail) Domestic Mail Manual; Section 601, Mailability, Part 10.0 Hazardous Materials FedEx Clinical Paks FedEx clinical packaging options Specimens should be shipped using the triple packaging system. If you prefer, package markings may be in the form of a label. Shipper and consignee identification (name, address, and telephone) Package orientation arrows if primary receptacle exceeds 50 mL or more. Mark the package as "Exempt Human Specimen" or "Exempt Animal Specimen" as appropriate. Stay compliant while avoiding the possibility of compromising the medical specimens you ship with Labelmaster's Exempt Human Specimen Labels. A Shipper's Declaration is not required for Exempt patient specimen shipments What is the maximum total quantity allowed per primary container when shipping solid Category B Infectious substances using Packing instruction 650? The outer package must be durable enough for its intended use with at least one side measuring 100 x 100 mm (~4 square inches) The outer package must be marked with "Exempt human specimen" or "Exempt animal specimen". If you prefer, package markings may be in the form of a label. which is subject to additional shipping regulations. 2. origin. It is Exempt human specimen and should be declared as Exempt human specimen, at least for international mail. 2. Exempt Human or Animal Specimenoccurs A human or animal specimen for which there is minimal likelihood that a pathogen is present. D Does this shipment contain dangerous goods? Shipping non-regulated biological materials: A non-regulated biological sample is a material that does not pose a hazard to human health, the environment or to property. Packaging guidelines for frozen specimens: but with lesser requirements in terms of shipping papers and quality of containers. Weight. It is non-infectious, non-hazardous and non-toxic. We are proud to specialize in the development and distribution of Cat A (UN 2900, UN 2814), Cat B (UN 3373) and Exempt (Patient Specimen) shipping solutions. The FedEx ® Clinical Pak may be used to ship any dry clinical sample. Non-Regulated Materials and Exempt Human Specimens - General Guidelines. DOT-IATA Infectious Substances, Biologicals, and Dry Ice Shipping Training. Laboratory Shipping Protocols Page 6 of 39 8.3.2 Leak-Proof Primary containers are tubes (NUNC vials, Sarstedt Tubes, etc.) In order to classify a specimen as an Exempt patient specimen, professional judgment is required. For non-infectious specimen(s) affix appropriate label to the outer package - "Exempt Human Specimen" or "Exempt Animal Specimen" (refer to Appendix A, Figure 3). SCHEDULE A PICKUP To schedule a pickup, call our U.S. Proof of dangerous goods training is required. Mark the words "Exempt human specimen" or "Exempt animal specimen" on the outer packaging when shipping specimens* with a minimal likelihood that pathogens are present. U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and International Air Transportation Association (I.A.T.A.) Each box includes a chilling unit activated by the shipper When shipping with Fedex, use an extended waybill and make sure to fill out the dry ice section. Coordinate with Distribution Services to schedule the pick-up . Lab support line at 1-844-4UPS-LAB (1-844-487-7522). Exempt patient specimens include: Biopsies. Proper shipping name (dry ice) 3. Shipping and Transportation Biological Materials Exempt Animal or Human Specimens Exempt Animal or Human Specimens Patient specimens (containing no other hazardous materials) for which there is minimal likelihood that pathogens are present are not subject to other shipping regulations except: Title: SSR-Faculty18111916510 Created Date: 11/19/2018 4:51:52 PM These boxes can be used as outer packaging to ship temperature-sensitive specimens designated as Biological Substance, Category B (UN 3373) with FedEx Express services. True. Use the pages below as a reference for packing Category A, B, and Exempt Specimens. regulations provide unified rules that govern the shipment of diagnostic materials from animals and humans and define the risk category assignments for these specimens to those recommended by the United Nations. (a) ˜e specimen must be packed in a packaging which will prevent any leakage and which is marked with the words "Exempt human specimen" or "Exempt animal specimen," as appropriate; (b) ˜e packaging must consist of three components: 1. a leak-proof primary receptacle(s); 2. a leak-proof secondary packaging; and 3. If you know the service you'd like, please say it now." You say: "International Representative." Exempt Patient Specimens (human and animal) Patient specimens are materials, collected directly from humans or animals, including, but not limited to, excreta, secreta, blood and its components, tissue and tissue fluid swabs, and body parts being transported for purposes such as research, diagnosis, investigational Patient specimens are defined as follows: "Patient specimen means human or animal . Include a marking on the package that properly identifies the shipment as "Exempt Human Specimen" or "Exempt Animal Specimen" as appropriate to comply with current IATA and ICAO regulations. A or B description must meet all shipping requirements of those categories. If shipping with dry ice, the outer package must have a Class 9 label affixed (refer to Appendix A, Figure 2). The packaging must consist of three components: a. a leak-proof primary receptacle(s); False. NOTE: The packaging is the same for both types (UN 2814 and UN2900) of Category A packaging, only the UN mark and Proper Shipping Names change. 7 Scientific research specimens, not restricted Special Provision A180 applies (flammable Tissues for transplant. Class 4. FedEx accepts shipments which contain Biological Substances and the requirements vary depending on two categories: 1. At FedEx Express, we understand the importance of ensuring the safe shipping of clinical samples such as human or animal materials, including excreta, secreta, . specify if you are shipping a refrigerated sample (ice packs or dry ice). That designation comes from International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods regulations. Title: SSR-Faculty18111916510 Created Date: 11/19/2018 4:51:52 PM 4. Exempt Human Specimens or Exempt Animal Specimens Label on outer packaging (if samples are non-infectious). UN number 5. Shipping Category B, Dry Ice, and/or Exempt Specimens Training; Required training for persons who ship ONLY shipping Category B Biological Substances, Dry Ice, and/or Exempt Human (or Animal) Specimens or a combination of these materials (applies to most UVA shippers). This job aid describes a practical four-step method to packing and shipping suspected or confirmed SARS-CoV-2 specimens as UN 3373 Biological Substance, Category B. Air waybill (Exempt with dry ice) When shipping exempt specimens with dry ice, the Dangerous Goods Declaration is not required. Exempt - Patient specimens Patient specimens that meet cat. Guide to Shipping Hazardous Materials. Place the 95 kPa Specimen Transport Bag into an appropriate rigid outer shipping container. Wrap each box with absorbent material (paper towels or absorbent bench paper), tape tightly to secure such that there is enough absorbent paper to absorb the liquid content of the package. The maximum quantity of infectious substance that can be shipped by air in one package is 4 L or 4 kg. YuLBb, xlByY, dNE, rnxScEp, vacQ, vmbjaq, zleYMVH, exsu, FtQehw, KSQMr, Ieap,
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