Department of Chemistry

Federal Guidelines for Shipping Non-Hazardous Chemicals

Please bring the following to the departmental stockroom (Chemistry 014) at least 1 business day in advance.:

Federal Guidelines for Shipping Hazardous Chemicals 30mL, 30g or Less

Please bring the following to the departmental stockroom (Chemistry 014) at least 1 business day in advance.:

A secondary packaging such as a mailing tube is needed. Mailing tubes are available for purchase in the stockroom. A third outer box and vermiculite for cushioning and absorbing will be provided at no cost.

Note: If you have time sensitive materials, we recommend that in order to avoid delays due to inspections, do not send your materials near the end of the week.

Federal Guidelines for Shipping Hazardous Chemicals over 30mL or 30g

For quantities of hazardous chemicals over 30 mL or 30 g, please bring the following to the departmental stockroom (Chemistry 014) at least 3 business days in advance:

Hazardous materials over 30 mL or 30 g must be shipped in federally approved packages. We have a limited variety of approved packing supplies for purchase.

Note: If you have time sensitive materials, we recommend that in order to avoid delays due to inspections, do not send your materials near the end of the week

Letters, Documents, and Non-Chemical Materials

For letters, documents, non-chemical materials, please bring the following to the departmental stockroom (Chemistry 014):

Shipping Unknown Chemical Mixtures

If shipping an unknown chemical mixture, further requirements might be needed. Please inform Dennis Havemann or stop by the departmental stockroom (Chemistry 014).

Shipping Forms