Transfer, Transport, and Shipping

The following are means by which infectious substances may be legally transported within and around the University. The Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR Parts 171-180) regulate the movement of Division 6.2 Infectious Substances when carriage is considered to be “in commerce”.

Under NO circumstances may public transportation (e.g., UMN buses or shuttles, Twin Cities buses, private taxis, Light Rail Transportation (LRT), etc.) be used for transport of hazardous materials.