Packaging and Shipping Regulations


International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations,
39th edition

Universal Postal Union (UPU)
WHO-Guidelines (.pdf)
Left column, first link

Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations
49 CFR Parts 171-180 10/1/96
42 CFR Part 72-Interstate Shipment of Etiologic Agents

42 CFR Part 72.6 Additional requirements for facilities transferring or receiving select agents
The importation of etiologic agents into the U.S. is governed by the following federal
regulations / agencies:

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture 301-436-7885
  • U.S. Department of Interior 800-358-2104
Export from the U.S.:
  • Department of Commerce export administration regulations at 15 CFR Parts
    742, 744, and 774
  • "Commerce Control List: Microorganisms and Toxins."