TABLE 2: SHIPPING SUMMARY TABLE

Shipment
Classification
Proper
Shipping
Name
UN
Number
Hazard
Class
Packing
Group
Packing
Instruction
(PI)
Hazard
Label
Max. Net
Quantity per
Package for
Passenger
Aircraft

Max. Net
Quantity per
Package for
Cargo
Aircraft

Special
Provisions
(**)
Category A
infectious substance,
affecting humans
Infectious substance, affecting humans, (*)
UN2814
6.2
-
Infectious substance
50mL / 50g
4L / 4kg
A81, A140

Category A infectious substance, affecting animals

Infectious substance, affecting animals, (*)
UN2900
6.2
-
Infectious substance
50mL / 50g
4L / 4kg
A81, A140
Category B infectious substance
Biological substance, category B
UN3373
6.2
-
UN3373
4L / 4kg
4L / 4kg
-
Genetically modified micro-organisms & organisms (non-infectious)
Genetically modified micro-organisms
UN3245
9
-
Miscellaneous
No Limit
No Limit
A47
Patient Specimens
Exempt human specimen or Exempt animal specimen
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Dry Ice
Dry Ice
UN1845
9
III
Miscellaneous
200kg
200kg
A48
   
* Identify technical name of agent in parenthesis
   
** Special Provisions:
   
A81 The quantity limits do not apply to body parts, organs or whole bodies. Transport in accordance with this Special Provision must be noted on the Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods.
   
A47 Genetically modified micro-organisms and genetically modified organisms, which meet the definition of an infectious substance and the criteria for inclusion in Division 6.2, must be transported as UN2814, UN2900 or UN3373, as appropriate.
   
A48 Packaging tests are not considered necessary.
   
A140 For the purposes of documentation, the proper shipping name must be supplemented with the technical name. Technical names need not be shown on the package. When the infectious substances to be transported are unknown, but suspected of meeting the criteria for inclusion in Category A and assigned to UN2814 or UN2900, the words "suspected category A infectious substance" must be shown, in parentheses, following the proper name on the Shipper's Declaration of Dangerous Goods, but not on the outer packaging.

 


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