ASTM F2995 - 16 - Standard Guide for Shipping Possibly Infectious Materials, Tissues, and Fluids

ASTM F2995 - 16

Standard Guide for Shipping Possibly Infectious Materials, Tissues, and Fluids

Status : Current   Published : November 2016

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1.1 This guide provides a general guide to transportation, including packaging and shipping, of possibly infectious materials, tissues, and fluids that have been removed from patients during revision surgery, at postmortem, or as part of animal studies, including packaging and shipping.

1.2 This guide does not address any materials, tissues, or fluids that may contain prions.

1.3 Individuals must be properly trained prior to shipping possibly infectious materials.

1.4 This guide is a compilation of national and international regulations and guidelines that apply to the packaging and shipment of possibly infectious materials.

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.6  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Some specific hazards statements are given in Section 7 on Hazards.




Standard NumberASTM F2995 - 16
TitleStandard Guide for Shipping Possibly Infectious Materials, Tissues, and Fluids
StatusCurrent
Publication Date15 November 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors DOT, Explant, IATA, Infectious, Shipping, Tissues
ICS13.300
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages9
File Size379 KB
Price£40.00


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