The samples will be sent together with the Customer Intake Form. Samples are dispatched as soon as possible after collecting in vacutainers surrounded by ice packs. The samples are sent by same day or overnight shipping and the duration of the delivery will be less than 10 hours. All samples sent to the laboratory will be in accordance with UN3373 regulations and the P650 Packaging Instruction or better.
What is UN3373 Standard?
Any packaging for biological substances will include three components:
• A primary receptacle: the tube, vial or another container typically made of glass or rigid plastic (including the stopper, cap or other closure elements) that is in direct contact with the specimen.
• A secondary packaging (including cushioning and other materials) that fully encapsulates the primary receptacle.
• An outer packaging for shipping or transit.