Labelling, Transport and Reception of Specimens Regulations

Labelling, Transport and Reception of Specimens Regulations

Regulations published in 1985 by the Royal Mail, which delineate requirements for carriage of biological specimens from point A to B within the UK.

Items that cannot be transported by regular Royal Mail:
• Biomedical waste;
• Flammables/aerosols/alcohol > 70%;
• Some Hazard Group—HG3 agents, all HG4 agents, poisons;
• Some radioactive materials.