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Document ID (ISN)102638
CIS number 03-1930
Year 2004
Convention or series no. NTP 628
Author(s) Guardino Solá X., Susanna Nadal X., Cusó Terolló M.E.
Title Biological hazards during the transport of infectious samples and substances
Original title Riesgo biológico en el transporte de muestras y materiales infecciosos [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2004. 10p. Illus. 8 ref.
Internet access http://internet.mtas.es/Insht/ntp/ntp_628.htm [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note assembles together the information from various directives that apply to the transport of infectious samples and substances that present biological hazards. Contents: risk groups of biological agents; classification (infectious substances, diagnosis samples; biological products); requirements with respect to documentation and labelling of infectious substances; provisions concerning the type of packaging, labelling and shipping procedures; procedures to follow in the event of incidents, accidents or emergencies; storage.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; biological hazards; transport of materials; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) WHO; labelling; storage; data sheet; spills; classification; directive; warning notices
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Transport of materials