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Category A UN Identification Numbers and Proper Shipping Names

The UN identification numbers and the proper shipping names for category A infectious substances are:

UN2814 Infectious substance, affecting humans

UN2900 Infectious substance, affecting animals

UN2814 Infectious substance, affecting humans is used if the substance qualifies as a category A infectious substance and the pathogens could affect humans or humans and animals both.
UN2900 is used if the substance qualifies as a category A infectious substance and the pathogens could affect only animals.
Note that the proper shipping names must be written exactly as shown; abbreviations are not acceptable.