Printable Update for Insertion Into Standards G3.310

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CHANGES TO AATB STANDARDS FOR TISSUE BANKING

SECTION G – LABELING

G3.000 LABELING INFORMATION

G3.300 Transport Package Label Content

G3.310 Domestic Shipments

The transport package label shall include the following information:

1) Name, address and telephone number of the Distribution facility;

2) Name and address of the destination;

3) Prominent identification of contents as ‘‘DONATED HUMAN TISSUE.’’ Note: If the reproductive tissue in the shipment was collected from a client depositor, prominent identification of contents as "HUMAN TISSUE”;

4) Recommended storage conditions and transport expiration date (if applicable);

5) Type and quantity of refrigerant or other hazardous materials enclosed in the transport package; and

6) Any special handling instructions.

Publication date: February 10, 2009 (AATB Bulletin No. 09-08)
Effective date: May 11, 2009 (in 90 days)