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Contact:

Robert Foreman

Robert Foreman
Associate Biosafety Officer
Phone: (312) 503-8300
robert.foreman@northwestern.edu
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Hazardous Materials Shipping Information

Hazardous material shipping is regulated by the Department of Transportation. Shippers who disregard these regulations face fines and jail time. ORS provides assistance and training to help University faculty, staff, and students comply with these regulations.

Contact the Office for Sponsored Research when proprietary materials are transferred in or out of Northwestern.

 

Regulations

Shipping Regulations

Definitions

Biological Materials

How to Ship Biological Materials

Fixed Tissue

Etiologic Agent Import Permit Program (Center for Disease Control)

Training

 

Chemicals

How to Ship Chemicals

Relocating or Closing a Laboratory

Radioactive Materials

How to Ship Radioactive Materials

Transfer of Radioactive Material

Additional Resources

Packaging Manufacturers

Contract Shippers

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