The Compact PET Shipping System for Vial Pigs is designed to transport a 10 ml or 30 ml vial containing high-energy radionuclides. Designed to conserve space and minimize weight, the entire system weighs only 50 lb. An important feature is that the shipping container can be placed at a convenient height while the pig is easily removed from the shipping case. For added safety and convenience, the vial pig can then be placed in the 042-466 Dose Drawing System for drawing doses from the vial.
The system meets DOT Yellow II Type A packaging requirements when shipping up to 1.5 Ci (55.5 GBq) of FDG F-18.
PET Shipping System for Vial Pigs consists of:
- PET Vial Pig
- Absorbent Sheets
- Shipping Container with lead shielding
001-706 Vial Pig
- Exterior: 6.63" h x 4.15" dia (16.8 x 10.5 cm)
- Interior: 2.76" h x 1.51" dia (7 x 3.8 cm)
- Lead Shielding:
- Sides and Bottom: 1" thick (2.5 cm)
- Top: 1.75" (4.4 cm)
- Weight: 21.3 lb (9.7 kg)
001-724 PET Shipping System, Vial
- Container: 11.75" l x 11.75" w x 12.5" h (29.8 x 29.8 x 31.8 cm)
- Cubic Feet: ~1 cu ft (.03 cu meters)
- Weight (Combined): 49.7 lb (22.5 kg)
- Meets DOT Yellow II Type A packaging requirements when shipping up to 1.5 Ci (55.5 GBq) of FDG F-18
- Meets IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, 56th Edition Sections 184.108.40.206, 10.5, and 10.6.1 thru 10.6.3.5.