Service Notification: 11/07/14
FedEx® specimen shipping procedure
Only use the supplies RTL provides for FedEx shipments.
When sending specimens for testing, it is important to use the packaging materials provided by Redwood Toxicology Laboratory (RTL). Failure to utilize the packaging materials provided by RTL may result in your specimens being rejected by FedEx or excluded from testing at the laboratory.
FedEx packaging materials provided by RTL include:
- Watertight primary receptacles (RTL bottles or
- Specimen baggies with absorbent materials
(RTL baggies and ziplock bag)
- Absorbent material (inside plastic baggies)
- FedEx® Clinical Paks (white shipping bag)
New FedEx® outbound label.
These new FedEx® outbound labels will help with tracking packages and enhance specimen sorting at the laboratory.
This change will not affect pricing for your agency.
Please discard your FedEx Billable Stamps and begin using the new outbound labels immediately upon receipt.
If you have any questions, please contact Customer Services at: 800.255.2159, ext. 34410.
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