- Short term storage and shipping conditions are specified by method.
- Use adequate and appropriate packing to protect samples during shipment.
- For International shipments:
o Use a carrier with import/export authority and tracking systems (DHL or FedEx)
o List samples as “air samples for analysis only” on all shipping documents, avoiding the use of API or chemical names
o Limit the declared value of samples to a minimum “of no commercial value, assigned $xx USD for customs purposes”
o Ship as “non-hazardous; not subject to TSCA, DEA, FDA or USDA control or restriction”