The CuriePackSM kit includes the outer fiber box packaging, inner 5 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 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 kit capacity is for approximately 25 to 30 intact smoke alarms and is ideal for small businesses, e-waste facilities, mobile HHW events and 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.