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Presented byOng Sue Wei DANGEROUS GOODS AWARENESS Infectious Substances & Biological Material
INTRODUCTIONWorld Courieris a global leader in Next-Flight-Out services of clinical samples, with more than 35 years of experience in the safe handling of time-critical and temperature-sensitive shipments.
As our core business is transporting biological samples and products internationally, safety is an integral aspect of our operation.
THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT...
SHIPPERS RESPONSIBILITIESEnsure that all relevant persons have received training
Ensure that the substances are not prohibited for transport
Identify, classify, pack, mark, label and document
Advance arrangements with the consignee and the carrier
HIDDEN DANGEROUS GOODSPacked with Infectious Substances
Flammable Liquids and/or CorrosivesFormalinEthanolAny other solution to maintain the viability / stability
DIVISION 6.2 INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCES1. Category A: UN2814 or UN2900 Highly Infectious material and some cultures2. Category B: UN3373 Proper shipping name is Biological substance, Category B
CLASS 9 - MISCELLANEOUS DANGEROUS GOODS Miscellaneous DefinitionArticles or substances, which during air transport, present a danger not covered by other classes.
Example Dry Ice, Genetically Modified Micro-Organisms (GMMOs)
TRIPLE PACKAGING SYSTEM
PACKING INSTRUCTION 602 Category A
1. Watertight primary receptacle/s (vial or tube)2. Watertight secondary packaging (Plastic bottle/bag)3. Absorbent material, sufficient to absorb entire contents4. List of contents placed between secondary & outer packaging5. Rigid outer packaging of adequate strength 6. Outer packaging bearing UN specification markings7. Name & telephone number for person responsible for the shipment on the outside of the package
PACKING INSTRUCTION 650 Category B
1. Leak proof primary receptacle/s2. Leak proof secondary packaging3. Absorbent material, sufficient material to absorb the entire content4. Pressure test required, 95 kPa for Primary or secondary packaging 5. Outer packaging must not contain more than 4L 6. List of contents placed between secondary & outer packaging7. Outer package must have minimum dimension of 100mm x 100mm8. Must successfully pass drop test to 1.2m9. Diamond label with UN3373 and Biological Substance, Category B must appear on the outside Dangerous goods shippers declaration not required and no UNspecification markings are required
PACKING INSTRUCTION 904 Dry Ice
Packaging must be able to permit the release of carbon dioxide gasDGD is not required when dry ice is used as a refrigerant for a non DGNo UN specification packaging required Package must be marked with: Proper shipping name (Dry Ice or Carbon Dioxide, solid) UN1845 Class 9 The number of packages; and The net quantity of dry ice in each package
OUTER CONTAINER (OUTER PACKAGE) MARKING
Air WaybillShippers DeclarationDOCUMENTATION
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