The CuriePackSM kit includes the outer fiber box packaging, inner 18 gallon poly accumulation container, packaging instructions, DOT markings, DOT function specific training acknowledgement, prepaid UPS ground shipping both ways and smoke alarm recycling. CuriePacksSM are designed for shipping ≤5 µCi Am-241 intact smoke alarms.
Prior to shipping, verify that alarms are Am-241 and 5 microcuries or less. This information is typically on the back of the alarm. If not, contact Curie prior to shipping. Activities >5 µCi Am-241, Ra-226 and Ni-63 alarms are acceptable but surcharges will apply.
The CuriePackSM is designed to qualify as a DOT strong tight package for shipping as: UN2911, Radioactive materials - excepted package, articles, 7. The capacity is for approximately 100 intact smoke alarms and is ideal for large businesses, e-waste processors, TSDs, large mobile HHW events and large permanent HHW collection facilities.
A certificate of transfer and recycling will be provided after receipt and processing of the smoke alarms. Pricing is for any location in the lower 48 United States.