Sample shipments to/from Argonne have separate requirements according to their status as hazardous or non-hazardous.

Non-Hazardous Materials

Non-hazardous samples -including dry shippers without liquid-, materials and tools may be shipped to Argonne, or transported by the user. Please contact your local Safety Office for assistance with proper shipping methods.

Shipping addresses:
:. Monday - Friday (except Holidays)
Name of APS Contact Person
Building 431-E (431-B or Sector 6)
9700 South Cass Avenue
Argonne, IL 60439
:. Weekends and Holidays
Let your Sector4 contact staff person know your shipment will arrive on the weekend or holiday so that a gate pass can be arranged for the delivery person. The shipment has to be sent to the Argonne Guest House, addressed to the user.
Name of PI or User (who has a room reservation at AGH)
c/o Argonne Guest House, Building 460
9700 South Cass Avenue
Argonne, Illinois 60439

Hazardous Materials

Users are NOT allowed to bring/ship hazardous or infectious substances -substances identified as hazardous by DOT or IATA such as liquid nitrogen, propane, feon or ethane and biological samples that are identified as hazardous by DOT or CDC- directly to CARS. These substances have to be shipped to the address given below.

Under no circumstances may users transport a nonexempt hazardous material to the APS in their own vehicle. To have a hazardous material shipped to the beamline, please inform your APS staff contact of the shipment and address the package to:
APS Staff Person Name
Building 431-E (or 431-B for Sector 6)
c/o HazMat Receiving, Building 46
9700 South Cass Avenue
Argonne, IL 60439
All substances MUST be packaged and labeled according to the DOT regulations or Argonne National Lab Receiving will refuse to accept the shipment. Please contact your local Safety Office for assistance with proper shipping methods.

Posted by: Becki Gagnon ( gagnon@aps.anl.gov)
Content by: Jonathan Lang ( lang@aps.anl.gov)