Shipping Samples To LS-CAT
Be sure to look at the crystal mounting page for some tips on packing your shipping dewar.
Sample shipments to/from Argonne have separate requirements according to their status as hazardous or non-hazardous.
Non-hazardous samples (including dry shippers containing no liquid nitrogen), materials, and tools may be shipped to Argonne, or transported by the user. Please contact your local transportation experts for assistance with proper shipping methods.
Shipping dewar addresses:
Weekends and Holidays
If you are not staying at the Argonne Guest House and your host agrees to pick-up your dewar at the local Fedex Office Print & Ship Center, then address as follows:
Users are NOT allowed to bring/ship hazardous or infectious
substances -substances identified as hazardous by DOT or IATA such as
liquid nitrogen, propane, freon or ethane and biological samples that
are identified as hazardous by DOT or CDC- directly to LS-CAT. These
substances have to be shipped to the address given below.
All substances MUST be packaged and labeled according to the DOT regulations or Argonne National Lab Receiving will refuse to accept the shipment. Please contact your local Safety Office for assistance with proper shipping methods.