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Shipping Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Request Form

Hazardous Materials and Dangerous Goods are substances or materials which have been determined by the Secretary of Transportation to be capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce.  Some examples are:

  • Laboratory chemicals including but not limited to flammable, toxic, explosive, radioactive and cryogenic materials
  • Biological samples such as viruses, bacteria, human or animal blood or tissue
  • Household/custodial materials such as paints, stains, cleaners, fuels and disinfectants
  • Hidden Hazardous Materials such as rechargeable batteries contained within powered equipment, mercury in thermostats, etc.

Shipping Request Form
If you need assistance with your Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods shipment, contact us using our new Shipping Request Form.  Based on the information that you provide, we can research the requirements that are necessary for your particular shipment including the required packaging, labeling and documentation.  We do request three business days’ notice prior to your desired shipment date to allow us time to research specific requirements. 
Click on the link below to fill out a shipping assistance request form. http://halflife.rutgers.edu/forms/shipping_form.php

Additionally, we can provide training to designated personnel if you ship specific Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods frequently.  This training can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.  Please contact Brian Velcheck at (848)445-3028 or bvelcheck@aps.rutgers.edu to arrange training.




Please direct all questions to shipping@ipo.rutgers.edu or call (848) 445 - 2550  


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