AS OF JANUARY 2011: Shipping dangerous goods that require a Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods
The Shipper's Declaration is only required for:
- Infectious substances (Category A)
- Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
- Any regulated hazardous material in amounts exceeding "Excepted Quantities".
A Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods is not required for Biological
substances or Dry Ice without any regulated materials.
As of January 2011, any substances requiring a Shipper's Declaration for
Dangerous Goods that are shipped through Federal Express, require you to use the FedEx Ship Manager software to complete the form. The Buying and Paying Support Center (firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-723-2772) can provide information and instructions on that process, and can have a FedEx representative contact you to help you with the installation.
If your current fedex.com account has more than one PTA, you will need to choose one as a default, to pay any FedEx invoices which do not have a PTA indicated.
Four copies are needed; three go with the carrier and you retain one for your
Regulations require that you keep your copy for 2 years.