Guide for Shipping Infectious Substances

Infectious substances are shipped around the world by air, road, rail, sea every day. Some of these infectious substances are very hazardous, and direct exposure to them should be avoided.

Anytime infectious substances are being shipped, it is the responsibility of the shipper to minimize these risks through proper packaging and documentation. The following guides were developed to assist shippers with classifying, documenting, marking, labeling, and packaging infectious substances.