Hazardous Materials Shipping Flyers

Does your lab ship hazardous materials

or any materials on dry ice?

  • Hazardous materials must be shipped by an Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS) staff member or other trained personnel.

Under DOT Dangerous Goods regulations, penalties for violations are severe.


  • DRY ICE is a Class 9 – Miscellaneous Dangerous Good:

ALL materials on dry ice are regulated and must be shipped as dangerous goods.


  • LITHIUM BATTERIES are Class 9 – Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods:

These batteries are regulated and require special packaging and labeling.


  • Some chemical and biological compounds are non-regulated and may be shipped

without Dangerous Goods training.


  • Complete the online form to arrange for OEHS shipment of hazardous materials, or

for assistance in determining if your shipment is hazardous:



For more information: