Central Stores & Receiving
Hazardous Materials Shipping Guidelines
The following guidelines are intended to inform and assist University employees when preparing hazardous materials packages for shipment off campus using carriers such as FedEx, UPS, etc.
Departments need to contact Environmental Health & Safety at 328-6166 (East Campus), or the Office of Prospective Health, BSOM at 744-2070 (West Campus) with any questions regarding hazardous materials and packaging. Central Stores (East Campus) and Brody Shipping (West Campus) should be notified up front that a package contains hazardous materials and will verify that EH&S or Prospective Health has been consulted.
NOTE: Listed below are standard guidelines to follow. The Code of Federal Regulations, CFR Title 49, DOT Parts 100-185 covers the Hazmat Transportation Regulations. All modes of transportation are outlined in the regulations including air, rail, water, or ground transport. A copy of this guide is available in the Medical Storeroom/Brody Shipping and Receiving office at Brody GE-78.
Processing a Package for Shipment
*Note: Only sturdy, molded, styrofoam containers from a packaging lab will be accepted when shipping dry ice.