Shipping Hazardous Materials

Cary Institute Shipping Policy 

No person will ship any dangerous goods from the Cary Institute Millbrook Campus or any other Cary Institute locations without proper approval and training. If you need to ship dangerous goods and you are not trained, you will be directed to the Safety Officer or a Cary Institute Shipping Designee. 

No persons will ship any forbidden items in accordance with the IATA Dangerous Goods listing or the DOT Hazardous Material tables.  All persons will report any quantity in accordance with all local, federal and international regulations. 

If any reportable quantity (single container) is shipped, it will be notated in shipping description and if the shipment is broken it will be called and reported in accordance with all regulations and agency requirements.

Click here for Cary Institute Dangerous and Hazardous Goods  Shipping and Guidance Policy

Cary Institute Front Desk Personnel

Cary Institute Shipping Designee

 Items Potentially Classified as Hazardous (list is not comprehensive)

Additional Information for Shipping

Locally Soured Dry Ice


Chemtrec - Provides 24 hour emergency response if contracted prior to shipping

International Air Transport Association (IATA) - is a trade association of the world's airlines responsible for international air regulations

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) - Mission is to protect people and the environment by advancing the safe transportation of materials

Shipping Guidelines from Shippers

Fed Ex - General Packaging Guidelines

Fed Ex - Service Guide

Fed Ex - Bill of Lading and required shipping papers 

UPS - General Packaging Guidelines

UPS - How to safely package and Ship Batteries

UPS - How to Ship Internationally

UPS - International Shipping

UPS - How to prepare your shipment

USPS - Postal Explorer

USPS - Customer's Guide to Mailing

USPS - Hazardous Restricted and Perishable 

 Emergency Response Guidebook - ERG2020