Microorganisms which are capable of causing diseases in plants.
Plant pathogens are not considered as dangerous goods.
A triple packaging comparable to the packaging required for human and animal pathogens (Biological substances, Category B) is recommended.
- Name and address of consigner and consignee
- If solid carbon dioxide is used: ‘Carbon dioxide, solid’, as coolant
Additionally air transport:
- Phone number of responsible person recommended
- If solid carbon dioxide is used: ‘Carbon dioxide, solid’ as coolant, UN 1845, net quantity, class 9 hazard label
- Delivery note with itemized list of contents recommended
- Required permits
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Last edition: 08.11.2018
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