With the new 2016 regulations out, are you sure what you are shipping is not considered a dangerous good.
Some of the commonly shipped Dangerous Good items here at WSU include:
• Specimens that are collected directly from humans or animals even if they are not pathogenic or infectious.
• Lithium batteries (phones, computers, radios)
• Dry Ice
• Bio-oils, fluids and solids
• Genetic modified samples
• Biological products, cultures
Regulation have changed, so if you are not sure, please call the dangerous good and hazardous material coordinator at 509-432-3869 and we will help you decided. Fines for shipping a dangerous good or hazardous material without labels or training have increased to $75,000.