Based on the latest edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, the Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines (ISSG) includes information regarding the transport of biological products, clinical waste, exempt human specimens and exempt animal specimens.

The ISSG provides guidelines on how to properly ship infectious substances by any mode of transport anywhere in the world.

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The Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines includes everything you need to know about shipping infectious substances safely such as:

  • Information of the transport of biological products, clinical waste, exempt human specimens and exempt animal specimens
  • Information applicable to the transport of infectious substances by other modes of transport including sea, road, rail and through mail and courier systems
  • Provides training requirements, examples of actual documentation, and updated images detailing shipping scenarios have been updated to reflect the current reality
  • How-to checklists cover every step of the shipping process including classification, identification, packaging, marking, labelling and handlin
  • Guidelines that are outlined in a convenient, easy-to-read manual with up-to-date information including all the changes to the ICAO Technical Instructions


This manual is recommended for shippers, carriers, receivers and consignees who ship infectious substances such as:

  • Laboratory and research professionals
  • Health and medical professionals (for both humans and animals)
  • Airline cargo acceptance agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Pharmaceutical company employees

 

The key changes in the 15th edition of the Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines (ISSG) include:

  • Deletion of “infected animal material” from the classification considerations
  • Separation of the temperature ranges from the 95 kPa capability for the primary receptacle or the secondary packaging. The 95 kPa pressure differential can be performed at ambient temperature
  • Addition of an outer packagings table to PI 620
  • Deletion of the temperature extremes associated with the 95 kPa pressure differential in PI 650

 

15th Edition
Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines
*** effective as of January 2020***

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