How to Collect and Ship Samples

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Sample Collection Instructions

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Shipping Instructions

Prepare the shipping box

  1. To assemble the Category B shipping box, begin to fold the top up.
  2. The side with 4 holes is the bottom.
  3. Fold small flaps in (2) so they are hovering over the holes.
  4. Next, fold the side up and into the box (3) to hold the small flaps in place.
  5. Press the sides down slightly (4) so there are 2 folded edges (inside top and outer top); the notches go into the four holes in the bottom.

Packing the sample and shipping

  1. Place the prepared specimen bag containing the sample and order form (5) into the box.
  2. Fold the side into the interior of the box (6).
  3. Push the top down (7).
  4. Finally, hold the tabs into the box and push the front in (8). *Please tape the front shut for extra security.

Note: More than one specimen transport bag can be placed in one shipping container. However, only one sample and one order form should be placed in a sample bag.