Shipping by ground courier:
This method of shipping has proven to be more economical and less involved.
Please see you courier's web site for required documents.
Shipping by air courier:
Shipping Instructions and Documentation Required for air transport
for Aquatic Specimens preserved in 70% ethanol
(70% Ethanol : Class 3 UN # 1170 Packing Group: lll)
Each package must contain LESS than 1 L of 70% ethanol in total and must be divided in smaller containers of no more than 30ml. inside the protective outer container.
Required Documents to include with shipment (from the US)
TO BE RETURNED (if applicable) COUNTRY of ORIGIN
STERILE, DEAD, PRESERVED MACRO INVERTEBRATES FOR EDUCATIONAL/ SCIENTIFIC STUDY (see accompanying lists)
We have been told that permits are not required for these specimens as we are certain of the genera being shipped and they do not include any endangered species.
This shipping label (pdf file) is available at the link below and is printable on a colour printer. It must have the red boarder. Fill it in and tape it to your parcel
Required Documents to include with shipment (from Canada)