Shipping Instructions

Shipping Instructions

Samples can be shipped using the United States Postal Service (USPS), FedEx or UPS (United Parcel Service). Please see the specific instructions below for how to ship samples using these services. Please be sure to visit the website of or contact the testing laboratory prior to shipping for specific shipping requirements, pricing and testing schedule information.

What to Ship

Samples


a. Bundle tubes together in groups of 2-10 tubes with a rubber band.
b. Place inside a leak proof zip lock bag or baggie.
c. Wrap the bundle with newspaper or paper towels (enough to absorb all fluid if all tubes break).
d. Pack the bags with bubble wrap or absorbent newspaper inside a cardboard box.
i. DO NOT SHIP SAMPLES IN PLAIN or PADDED ENVELOPES!!!

Sample Submission Form

a. Enclose a completed sample submission form with the samples. Please use the proper form for the test you are submitting samples. The submission forms can be downloaded or obtained from the testing laboratory’s website or by contacting them directly.

Payment

a. Contact the testing laboratory prior to shipping samples to confirm pricing and what forms of payment are accepted.

How to Ship

USPS


Instructions
a. Place a Biohazard symbol inside of the box, which can be downloaded from the website at http://pe.usps.com/text/DMM300/601.HTM#wp1096434
i. Or write Biohazard on the plastic bag or on a note size piece of paper with a sharpie.
b. DO NOT PUT BIOHAZARD ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE BOX!!
c. Write “Exempt Animal Specimen” on the outside of the box
d. If you have questions, please consult with your local post office and/or check the information at the following website: http://pe.usps.com/text/DMM300601.HTM#WP1065177

FedEx


Instructions
a. Write “Exempt Animal Specimen” on the outside of the box
b. If you have questions, please consult with your local FedEx store and/or check the information at the following website: http://www.fedex.com/us/packaging/guides/Clinical_fxcom.pdf

UPS

Instructions
a. Write “Exempt Animal Specimen” on the outside of the box
b. If you have questions, please consult with your local UPS store and/or check the information at the following website: http://www.ups.com/content/us/en/resources/ship/hazardous/biological_sub...

Where to Ship

To find the BioPRYN testing location closest to you and for more information visit www.biotracking.com/labs or call 208-882-9736.