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DOT CFR49 and UN3373 Medical Fluid Compliance Products

by mdsassociates
Fri, Jul 27th 2018 10:00 pm

As part Title 49, the Department of Transport (DOT CFR49), was made to issue some requirements that shippers of these materials need to follow. Section 137 goes into details about the various packaging methods in regards to various modes of transportation, the different specifications and the responsibilities of the shippers. UN3373 Category B packaging regulations were also made to individually handle biological and infectious substances, which goes together with the CFR 49 requirements. This packaging needs to include the container to hold the material, a material that is wrapped around or placed inside the container in case of spills, and an outer packaging container for it to be transported in.

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