Environmental Health & Safety

University of Colorado Boulder


  • Shipping Biological Materials

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    Required frequency

    Once every 2 years or when regulations change



Shipping Biological Materials Overview

The purpose of this training module is to familiarize the Principal Investigator and lab personnel with the regulations, different shipping categories; and proper labeling and packaging of biological materials. The information in the slides will provide just an overview. The links in the slides and the support resources and packing instructions listed below will provide the necessary shipping details.


This training is available by logging into BioRAFT with your CU Identikey credentials.

colorado.bioraft.com (click below to log into BioRAFT)

Once logged into BioRAFT, click on “Training” and “Course Directory”. Under Biological Safety, find “Shipping Biological Materials” and click “Launch Course”.

If you do not have an Identikey, contact us at ehsbio@colorado.edu for assistance.


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