Abortion Enquiries

Despatch of Samples

1. The carriage of any sample material must be in accordance with Carriage of Dangerous Goods Regulations and the correct United Nations (UN) number assigned. Further guidance on the UN classification and their packing instructions may be found in ADR
http://www.unece.org/trans/danger/publi/adr/adr2011/11contentse.html part 2 and part 4.

2. Samples which OVs collect on behalf of APHA are classified under ADR Regulations as UN3373 BIOLOGICAL SUBSTANCE CATEGORY B (refer to ADR part 2 clause 2.2.62) and must be packed according to P650 packing instruction (refer to ADR part 4 pages 146 and 147).

3. Compliance with these instructions will ensure transport requirements by road are met. OVs must follow the Quick Reference Guide to ADR and Sample Packing for OVs (GEN04).