Medical and biological materials

Medical or biological materials must not be:

Examples of medical or biological material:

  • Human and animal blood specimens
  • Spinal fluid
  • Pathological specimens
  • Culture specimens (urine, sputum, and swabs)

If allowed for mailing, the medical or biological material must meet packaging and labelling requirements.

For requirements on biological specimens, see ABCs of mailing

Please note: You mail all items at your own risk. No coverage for loss or damage is available for this type of mail.