Safety, Health & Environmental Considerations for Sample Submission to Intertek Pharmaceutical Services Manchester
To comply with current legislation, and safeguard both staff and sample couriers, please ensure that the following procedures are observed in full when submitting samples to Intertek Pharmaceutical Services Manchester.
Sample packaging should be appropriate to the nature of any associated hazards. Packaging should also comply with current applicable legislative requirements. Additional information regarding the safe packaging and transportation of toxic and hazardous chemical substances can be found at the following locations:
Please note that the failure to comply with these guidelines may result in delays to agreed experimental program, the loss / damage of highly valuable test samples or additional costs being incurred. Any additional time and/or materials required to resolve packaging issues, or lack of hazard data/information not supplied prior to quotation, will be charged in addition to the quoted analytical program.
In addition to the legislative requirements, as detailed via the links above, the following guidelines are also strongly recommended when applicable:
Prior to sample delivery, formally notify Intertek Pharmaceutical Services Manchester by e-mail with the following information:
Samples should be shipped to:
Intertek Pharmaceutical Services Manchester
Clients should advise their couriers that sample deliveries are accepted normally only between 8:00am-3:45pm Monday to Friday (or until 6pm in exceptional circumstances with prior agreement). Any deliveries outside these times may not be accepted and thus risk the integrity and accountability of the samples.
Samples shipped to Intertek Pharmaceutical Services, Manchester, UK, from overseas may attract Customs charges. Incorrectly calculated charges can lead to delays in Customs and / or additional Customs charges for which Intertek cannot be held responsible.
Please refer to the HMRC online guidelines or contact them on +44 (0) 300 200 3700 for guidance.
Samples will be retained for a period of thirty (30) days after delivery of results. At the end of the thirty day period, samples will be removed from storage and processed as waste. Longer storage times, or sample return, can be arranged with associated charges. Please contact our team to discuss this prior to quotation stage.
Thank you in advance for your support in complying with these procedures.
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