Risk Management Services

A Unit of the Business Affairs Division

Shipping Hazardous Materials

Shipment of hazardous materials (Dangerous Goods) is governed by United Nations and US Government regulations. Risk Management Services (RMS) and the Office of Radiation, Chemical and Biological Safety (ORCBS) are the units designated to coordinate hazardous materials shipments and to assist university personnel with compliance requirements of applicable regulations. All shipments of hazardous materials originating from the University of Arizona must be coordinated through one of the designated units as listed below. The Hazardous Materials Transportation Security Plan can be found here (.pdf, .doc). 

Type of Hazardous Material Contact Person Can Be Shipped By?
All Hazardous Chemicals (non-radiological) Jeff Christensen
RMS Hazardous Waste Supervisor
jgchrist@email.arizona.edu
(520) 621-5861
RMS Personnel Only
Infectious Substances, Other Biological Material and GMOs Jeff Christensen
RMS Hazardous Waste Supervisor
jgchrist@email.arizona.edu
(520) 621-5861
Trained Research Staff *
Dry Ice Only Jeff Christensen
RMS Hazardous Waste Supervisor
jgchrist@email.arizona.edu
(520) 621-5861
RMS Personnel or Trained Research Staff *
All Radiological Materials Research Laboratory & Safety Services
(520) 626-5469
Authorized RLSS Personnel Only

* Hazardous Materials Shipping Training is available through Risk Management Services, or the Research Laboratory & Safety Services, depending on the materials to be shipped.