Shipping Infectious Materials
Your laboratory sample may never arrive at its destination if it is improperly packaged, labeled or declared.
All infectious materials must be packaged by a trained and certified individual according to IATA regulations using specific packaging, labeling, markings and documentation.
All packages must go through the Freight Forwarding Section located in Building 13, Room 1759. Freight Forwarding Section can be reached at (301) 496-5921.
Proper packaging supplies may be purchased through any vendor selling United Nations (UN 6.2) certified packaging materials.