|How to Submit the Samples
How to Submit the Samples
First, you will have to mail the samples to us by your favorite courier, UPS, FedEx, or US Postal Services, but you can submit the paper work in one of two ways: (1) Using the Chain of Custody, or (2) you can mailed the sample information electronicly using our all purpose SAT Lab Messenger. without filling any paperwork. If you submit samples using Lab Messenger, please select message category (11) Submit Samples Electronically, and describe your samples in the "Batch Number or Other Additional Information" box.
Can I mail the Samples to Your Lab by USPS, FedEx, UPS or other mail carrier?
Based on the DOT Hazardous Materials Table in 49 CFR 172.101, you should be able to mail sample sized potential asbestos containing material to a tesing lab. This link lists asbestos along with the other hazardous materials, and it can be seen from it that asbestos is mailable.
In Publication 52 - Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail, you'd find more detailed information about mailing asbestos.
You should consult the postal services for details.
How to mail the Samples
Mail the samples to us either by regular mail services or by express mail services depending on your needs, and make sure your package contain the following:
(1) The sample
(2) The filled Chain of Custody , with both your first and last name, Complete mailing address including the zip code, and Phone number we can reach you for result reporting (If you have difficulty to print the Chain of Custody, write down the required information on a piece of paper and enclose it in your letter). Also indicate on the provided section at the bottom of the COC how you would like to be informed of the results, i.e, by phone, fax, e-mail, or picking up report.
(3) Payment in check or money order.(Cash is accepted when sample is delivered to our lab in person)
To pay by credit card, click on this link and then the "Buy Now" button at the bottom of the page.