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Our class 6.2 Category A and Category B products comply with all applicable regulations, including UN, US DOT, ICAO, IATA, CDC and USPS.

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An infectious substance must conform to all applicable HMR requirements when offered for transportation or transported by air, highway, rail, or water. Refer to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for guidance on handling these agents before transporting them.

Ebola information for Healthcare Workers on the CDC's website »


Category A/B Specimen Shipper (Gel or Dry Ice)

This kit is approved to ship specimens that are suspected of being contaminated with Ebola.

This biological shipping kit is a combination cooler package designed to ship laboratory samples on Dry Ice* or with Gel Paks*. It is UN Certified for Category A Specimens (Class 6.2) on dry ice (Class 9) and can also be used for Category B Specimens (UN 3373) on dry ice (Class 9).

Product Code: PK-INFPE1A
Case Qty: 4


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*Not available through ICC
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Infectious Substance Category A, UN2814 Containment Kit

This is a complete kit designed to ship infectious substances (such as materials suspected of being contaminated with Ebola). It is certified for Category A, UN2814 and comes with a bill of lading and biohazard decal for the open head drum. The bright yellow poly drum makes this kit easy to identify from a distance, and the locking ring secures everything inside.

Only for shipping by road and rail in Canada (with equivalency certificate)

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Components:
  • 30 or 55 Gallon yellow poly drum with plastic lever-lock ring
  • Four or six 33" x 40" red biohazard bags
  • Biohazard sticker (country specific)
  • Bill of lading (country specific

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PK-EB1601 - 30 Gallon Drum
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PK-EB1655 - 55 Gallon Drum
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Category A Shipper - 1 pt. (473 ml)


Category A Shipper – 1 pt. (473 ml)

This shipper is a cost efficient package, designed to ship ambient infectious medical specimens (all risk groups). This shipper is simple to use and helps reduce the risks of shipping errors.

A shipper's declaration form is required with this package. The box design also features a "B" flute perimeter insert to hold the mailing tube securely in place during transport.


Components:
  • A 95 kPa 5.5 oz. (163 ml), 1.75" x 4.75", HDPE plastic screw-cap bottle with a lined plastic white cap. This bottle will accommodate 50 ml Conical Centrifuge Tubes.
  • A white fiberboard screw-cap mailing tube (2" x 5") with a seamed metal bottom, crimped metal neck, and matching threaded metal screw-cap.
  • A preprinted outer shipping box (4.25" x 4.25" x 7.25")
  • Markings on this box include:
    • UN certification registration
    • Class 6.2 Infectious Substance label
    • "To" and "From" address markings
    • Orientation arrow markings
  • Optional 4.25" x 2.25" absorbent strip
  • Optional 13.75" x 6" compartmental bubble wrap (six 2" pouches)

Case Qty: 16
Packing Instruction: Download (PDF)


Purchasing Options:

PK-INFPAK1 - Basic
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PK-INFPA1A - With absorbent
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PK-INFPA1F - With foam insert
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PK-INFPA1FA - With absorbent and foam insert
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PK-INFPA1B - With bubble wrap
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PK-INFPA1BA - With bubble wrap and absorbent
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Category A Shipper - 1 pt. (473 ml)


Category A Shipper 5.5 oz. (163 ml)

This Category A shipper is the perfect package for shipping 50 ml Conical Centrifuge Tubes. This package is a cost effective method for sending ambient infectious medical specimens (all risk groups).

The box design also features a finger locking "B" flute insert to hold the mailing tube securely in place during transport. This kit is ideal for transporting TB and other infectious specimens. Preprinted boxes help reduce shipping/marking errors. A shipper's declaration form is required with the use of this package.


Components:
  • A 95 kPa, 1 pt. (473 ml), 2.5" x 6.25", HDPE plastic screw-cap bottle with a lined plastic cap.
  • A white fiberboard screw-cap mailing tube (3.125" x 6.375") with a seamed metal bottom and metal screw-cap lid.
  • A preprinted outer shipping box (4.25" x 4.25" x 7.25")
  • Markings on this box include:
    • UN certification registration
    • Class 6.2 Infectious Substance label
    • "To" and "From" address markings
    • Orientation arrow marking
  • Optional 4.25" x 2.25" absorbent strip
  • Optional 2.5" x 6.25" foam insert
  • Optional 13.75" x 6" compartmental bubble wrap (six 2" pouches)

Case Qty: 16
Packing Instruction: Download (PDF)


Purchasing Options:

PK-INFPAK2 - Basic
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PK-INFPA2A - With absorbent
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PK-INFPA2B - With bubble wrap
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PK-INFPA2BA - With bubble wrap and absorbent
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Category A Shipper  5.5 oz. (163 ml)


Category A Shipper with 7 mil Pressure Bag

This kit is a combination package for the shipment of ambient infectious specimens (all risk groups).


Components:
  • A 7 mil, patented, 7.5" x 11", 95 kPa specimen bag. Each bag has the appropriate biohazard symbol (black and orange) and instructions printed directly on the bag. The bag also has a patented absorbent material laminated to the inside walls.
  • A kraft brown, spiral wound, fiberboard mailing tube measuring 3.125" x 11.125". Each mailing tube consists of a seamed metal bottom, a crimped metal, threaded neck (alpha thread only) with matching threaded cap and accommodates a single bag.
  • A 6.5" x 3.75" "B" flute interlocking corrugated insert.
  • A 4.25" x 4.25" x 11.25" white preprinted outer shipping box
  • Markings on this box include:
    • UN certification registration
    • Class 6.2 Infectious Substance label
    • "To" and "From" address markings
    • Orientation arrow marking
  • Optional 13.75" x 6" compartmental bubble wrap (six 2" pouches)

Case Qty: 4
Packing Instruction: Download (PDF)


Purchasing Options:

PK-INFPAK3 - Basic
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PK-INFPA3B - With bubble wrap
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Category A Shipper with 7 mil Pressure Bag


4 x 1 Category A Shipper 1 pt. (473 ml)

This 4 x 1 shipper is a convenient way to ship multiple ambient infectious medical samples (all risk groups). It allows you to save shipping costs by combining four secondary containers into one printed outer shipping box. This 4-pack is ideal for larger volume specimen samples.

The markings on this package help reduce the risk of shipping error due to improper labeling. A shipper's declaration form is required and must accompany your shipment of this package.


Components:
  • 4 95 kPa, 1 pt (473 ml), 2.5" x 6.25", HDPE plastic screw-cap bottles with lined plastic caps.
  • 4 white fiberboard screw-cap mailing tubes (3.125" x 6.375") with seamed metal bottom and metal screw-cap lids.
  • 4 preprinted outer shipping boxes (4.25" x 4.25" x 7.25")
  • Markings on this box include:
    • UN certification registration
    • Class 6.2 Infectious Substance label
    • "To" and "From" address markings
    • Orientation arrow marking
  • Optional 4.25" x 2.25" absorbent strip
  • Optional 2.5" x 6.25" foam insert
  • Optional 13.75" x 6" compartmental bubble wrap (six 2" pouches)

Packing Instruction: Download (PDF)


Purchasing Options:

PK-INFPAK4 - Basic
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PK-INFPA4A - With absorbent
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PK-INFPA4F - With foam insert
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PK-INFPA4FA - With absorbent and foam insert
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PK-INFPA4B - With bubble wrap
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PK-INFPA41BA - With bubble wrap and absorbent
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Category A Shipper - 1 pt. (473 ml)

Category A/B Specimen Shipper (Gel or Dry Ice)

This kit is approved to ship specimens that are suspected of being contaminated with Ebola.

This biological shipping kit is a combination cooler package designed to ship laboratory samples on Dry Ice* or with Gel Paks*. It is UN Certified for Category A Specimens (Class 6.2) on dry ice (Class 9) and can also be used for Category B Specimens (UN 3373) on dry ice (Class 9).

Product Code: PK-INFPE1A
Case Qty: 4


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*Not available through ICC
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Category B Shipper with 7 mil Pressure Bag

This shipper is a cost-effective package, designed to ship ambient diagnostic/biological substance-Category B medical specimens. Each bag has the absorbent laminated to the inside panels, so there is no need to add absorbent strips when preparing the sample for shipment. Simply insert the sample, seal the adhesive bag closure securely, insert your paperwork into the heat sealed pouch on the back of each bag, and insert the bag into the preprinted outer shipping box.

Each outer shipping box (tuck and fold assembly) measures 7" x 11.75" x 3.5" and is preprinted with the appropriate markings for a diagnostic shipment (PI 650). These markings include: UN3373 (BIOLOGICAL SUBSTANCE, Category B), to and from address markings, and direction arrow markings. The absorbent lined bag fits diagonally (corner to corner) inside the outer box. This design allows the sample to be suspended during transport to protect sample integrity.


Components:
  • A 7 mil, patented, 7.5" x 11", 95 kPa specimen bag. Each bag has the appropriate biohazard symbol (black and orange) and instructions printed directly on the bag. Each bag also has a patented absorbent material laminated to the inside walls.
  • A 7" x 3.5" x 11.75" white preprinted outer shipping box
  • Marking on this box include:
    • UN 3373 (BIOLOGICAL SUBSTANCE, Category B)
    • "To" and "From" address markings
    • Orientation arrow marking
  • Optional 13.75" x 6" compartmental bubble wrap (six 2" pouches)

Case Qty: 50
Packing Instruction: Download (PDF)


Purchasing Options:

PK-DIANAMB - Basic
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PK-DIANAMBB - With bubble wrap
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Category B Shipper with 7 mil Pressure Bag


Small Biological Shipper 9" x 4" x 4"

This biological shipper was tested and approved to ship category B biological substances. Outer box is printed with UN3373, Biological Substances Category B and the Transport Canada TC-125-1B marking. These kits meet the requirements for Transport Canada, 49 CFR, IATA/ICAO and IMDG.


Components:
  • Box (9" x 4" x 4")
  • Primary bag (7" x 8") with biohazard marking
  • Secondary bag (6" x 8.5"), 95 kPa approved
  • Absorbent strip (4.25" x 2.25")
  • Optional 13.75" x 6" compartmental bubble wrap (six 2" pouches)

Purchasing Options:

PK-INF210 - Basic
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PK-INF210B - With bubble wrap
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Small Biological Shipper  9 x 4 x 4


Large Biological Shipper 11.25" x 6.625" x 3.5"

This biological shipper was tested and approved to ship category B biological substances. Outer box is printed with UN3373, Biological Substances Category B and the Transport Canada TC-125-1B marking. These kits meet the requirements for Transport Canada, 49 CFR, IATA/ICAO and IMDG.


Components:
  • Box (11.25" x 6.625" x 3.5")
  • Primary bag (9" x 12") with biohazard marking
  • Secondary bag (6" x 8.5"), 95 kPa approved
  • Absorbent strip (4.25" x 2.25")
  • Optional 13.75" x 6" compartmental bubble wrap (six 2" pouches)

Purchasing Options:

PK-INF250 - Basic
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PK-INF250B - With bubble wrap
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Large Biological Shipper  11.25 x 6.625 x 3.5

Biosorb™ Absorbent Strips (Packs of 100)

Our BIOSORB absorbent strips are a fiber-based paper bonded with BIOSORB absorbent. Each strip is 4.25" x 2.25" (10.8cm x 5.72cm) which will absorb 53.15 ml urine or 31.89 ml blood. Available in packages of 100.

Product Code: AB-INFSTRIP
Case Qty: 5000 (50 packs of 100)

    Specifications
  • Basis Weight: 18.2 g/sq. ft.
  • Weight of Absorbent: 14.9 g/sq. ft.
  • Thickness: 26.2 mil
  • Tensile Strength (Machine Direction): 2.2 lbs./in.
  • Elongation (Machine Direction): 13.2%
  • Yield: 2.8 sq. yds./lb.
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Biohazard Ziplock Bags

Primary leakproof vapor barrier bag with English, French, and Spanish biohazard label is available in two sizes.

Product Code Description Buy Now
PK-BI4754PE 7" x 8" bag (17.78cm x 20.32cm) U.S. Store CA Store (Eng) CA Store (Fr)

PK-BI4755PE 9" x 12" bag (22.86cm x 30.48cm) U.S. Store CA Store (Eng) CA Store (Fr)


Our secondary bags have been hydrostatically tested to meet 95 kPa, and are printed 2-color in three languages.

Biohazard Bag (Type A)

Product Code: BI-BIOBAG1
Description: 6" x 8" leakproof bag
(15.24cm x 20.32cm)

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Biohazard Bag (Type B)

Product Code: BI-BIOBAG2
Description: 11.25" x 10" leakproof bag (28.58cm x 25.4cm)

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95 kPa Bag with Absorbent

This is the inner component of our diagnostic/biological substance, Category B shipper PK-DIANAMB (diagnostic shipper). These 7.5" x 11" bags are available separately, but require proper compliance to applicable regulations including proper outer box markings. Each patented bag has an absorbent laminated to the inside panels, so there is no need to use absorbent strips when preparing the sample for shipment. A pouch for paperwork is heat sealed on the rear panel of each bag.

To release the adhesive liner, fold the closure lip of the bag backwards and roll your thumbs upward. This will separate the liner from the adhesive. After sealing the bag, rub both bag edges to ensure a secure seal.

Dimensions: 7.5" x 11" (19.05cm x 27.94cm)
Case Qty: 500
Product Code: PK-BIOBAG


To order please call Customer Service at: 888.442.9628 (U.S.) or 888.977.4834 (Canada)


Dual Leakproof Bag System

    Components:
  • Primary Bag with Biohazard Marking
  • Secondary Bag, 95 kPa Approved
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PK-INF710 Primary: 7" x 8" (17.78cm x 10.32cm) U.S. Store CA Store (Eng) CA Store (Fr)
Secondary: 6" x 8.5" (15.24cm x 21.59cm)

PK-INF740 Primary: 9" x 12" bag (22.86cm x 30.48cm) U.S. Store CA Store (Eng) CA Store (Fr)
Secondary: 11" x 12" (27.94cm x 30.48cm)




Compartmental Bubble Pouches

Use these bubble wrap pouches to protect your specimens. Each pouch is 13.75" x 6" (34.93cm x 15.24cm) with size 2" compartments. Sold individually or in cases of 25.

Product Code: BI-INF600

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Airliner® Inflatable Coolers

Our revolutionary Airliner is an inflatable insulating liner that easily converts a cardboard box to into a cooler.

Coolers can be inflated with a mechanical or manual pump. Our manual pump is lightweight and easy-to-use. Each cooler takes less than 2 minutes to inflate.

*Tested under ASTM C-518


Components:
  • Box
  • Liner bag
  • Inflatable Cooler

Purchasing Options:

PK-BUC003 Inflatable Cooler - 13" x 11" x 9.5"
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AC-BUCPUMP - Manual pump
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PK-BUC02

PK-BUCPUMP


Foam Insert

The 5-hole foam insert is a die-cut hydrophilic polyurethane foam designed as an optional insert for our plastic 95 kPa, 1-pint bottle with lid. It cushions and protects your tubes during transport. Die-cut holes in the foam will accommodate the most commonly used blood collecting tubes. The 5-hole configuration includes a 3/4" protective cover.

This 5-hole foam insert can be used with PK-INFPAK1 (infectious shipper), PK-INFPAK4 (infectious shipper 4-pack), and PK-DIANAMB (diagnostic shipper). Sold in cartons of 75 inserts with covers.

Dimensions: 2.5" x 6.25" (6.35cm x 11.88cm)
Product Code: PK-INFF1

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PK-INFF1


Screw-Top Containers

PK-INFSM7

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PK-INFSMC7 2" x 5" (5.08cm x 12.7cm) U.S. Store CA Store (Eng) CA Store (Fr)

PK-INFSMC10 3.125" x 6.375" (7.94cm x 16.19cm) U.S. Store CA Store (Eng) CA Store (Fr)

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