Compact PET Shipping System for Two Unit Dose Pigs
For shipping syringes with or without needles attached.

This Compact PET Shipping System transports two 3 cc or 5 cc syringes containing high-energy radionuclides such as FDG F-18. Syringes fit into the pigs with or without an attached needle. Designed to conserve space and minimize weight, the fully loaded shipping container weighs only 55 lb. An important feature is that the shipping container can be left at a convenient height while the pig (9 pounds) can be easily removed from the container. The pig is then placed behind an L-Block for dose loading and unloading. All Biodex PET L-Block Shields incorporate a hex-shaped plate that corresponds with the hex shape at the base of the pig. This design element allows one-handed loading and unloading of syringes.

The 001-785 Unit Dose Pig is encapsulated in high-impact polycarbonate and polypropylene, making the pig durable, easy to clean and compatible with automatic washing systems. A single twist opens or closes the pig, reducing handling time.

The system meets DOT II Type A packaging requirements when shipping up to 160 mCi in one pig and 235 mCi in the other, totaling 395 mCi of FDG F-18.

Compact PET Shipping System for Two Unit Dose Pigs consists of:
  • PET Unit Dose Pigs (two)
  • Absorbent Sheets
  • Shipping Container with lead shielding
The PET Unit Dose Pig is encapsulated in high-impact polycarbonate and polypropylene:
  • Single twist thread to open and close
  • No exposed lead
  • Compatible with automatic washing equipment
Specifications

001-785 Unit Dose Pig
  • Dimensions: 10.2" h x 2.4" dia (26 x 6 cm)
  • Lead Shielding:
    - Body: .5" thick (1.3 cm)
    - Ends: 1.2" thick, bottom;
    1.44" thick, top (3 cm and 3.6 cm)
  • Weight: 8.7 lb (4 kg)
001-787 PET Shipping System, Double
  • Dimensions:
    - 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): 55.2 lb (25.2 kg)

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