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Shipping Requirements
SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS

Shipping Requirements for Microbiology Analysis

If a product is normally stored frozen or refrigerated, ship samples on ice packs or frozen, in an insulated container, to arrive at the lab within 24-48 hours. If a product is normally stored at room temperature, ship samples in an appropriate container to arrive at the lab within 72 hours. Notify the lab by fax, phone or email to expect samples. With the samples, include a letter describing the tests you want performed (use the ILC Micro-Chem Sample submission form), a purchase order number if applicable as well as contact information.

Shipping Requirements for Chemical Analysis

Samples should be placed in a leak proof container. Samples should arrive within 48 hrs. Include a letter describing the tests you want performed (use the ILC Micro-Chem Sample submission form), a purchase order number if applicable and contact information.

Suggested Transport Temperatures

Stable Products-Transport at ambient temperature
Refrigerated Samples (including water samples, swabs and sponges)-Transport between 0-7 ° C
Frozen or Deep-Frozen Products-Transport below 0° C