Class 6.2 Infectious Substances

The World Health Organisation (WHO) publishes guidance, on a biennial basis, which provides information for identifying, classifying, marking, labelling, packaging, documenting and refrigerating infectious substances for transportation and ensuring their safe delivery.

The current edition of the publication (2017 - 2018) provides practical guidance to facilitate compliance with applicable international regulations for the transport of infectious substances by all modes of transport, both nationally and internationally, and includes the changes that apply from 1 January 2017.

WHO Guidance on regulations for the transport of infectious substances 2017 - 2018