Compact PET Shipping System for Vial Pig

Compact PET Shipping System for Vial Pig
Compact PET Shipping System for Vial Pig
The complete system offers lead shielding ranging from 1.23" to 1.75" to accommodate 1.5 curies of FDG-18.
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The Compact PET Shipping System for Vial Pigs is designed to transport a 10, 20 or 30 ml vial containing high-energy radionuclides. Designed to conserve space and minimize weight, the entire system weighs only 50 lb. An important feature is that the shipping container can be placed at a convenient height while the pig is easily removed from the shipping case. For added safety and convenience, the Vial Pig can then be placed in the 042-466 Dose Drawing System for drawing doses from the vial.

The system meets DOT Yellow II Type A packaging requirements when shipping up to 1.5 Ci (55.5 GBq) of FDG F-18.

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PET Shipping System for Vial Pigs consists of:

  • PET Vial Pig
  • Absorbent Sheets
  • Shipping Container with lead shielding 


001-706 Vial Pig

  • Dimensions:
    - Exterior: 6.63" h x 4.15" dia (16.8 x 10.5 cm)
    - Interior: 2.76" h x 1.51" dia (7 x 3.8 cm)
  • Lead Shielding:
    - Sides and Bottom: 1" thick (2.5 cm)
    - Top: 1.75" (4.4 cm)
  • Weight: 21.3 lb (9.7 kg)

001-724 PET Shipping System, Vial

  • 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): 49.7 lb (22.5 kg)


Meets DOT II Type A packaging requirements Meets DOT Yellow II Type A packaging requirements when shipping up to 1.5 Ci (55.5 GBq) of FDG F-18
Meets IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Meets IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, 60th Edition Sections, 10.5, and 10.6.1 thru


Models and Ordering

To order, call 1-800-224-6339


Shipping System, PET, Vial

Includes 001-706 Vial Pig and shipping container with lead shielding.



001-706 Pig, Vial, PET, 30 ml, 1" lead
Transports 10*, 20* & 30 ml vials. Requires Vial/Pig Adapter, sold separately.


001-707 Adapter, Vial Pig, 10 ml
Allows 001-706 Vial Pig to accommodate 10 ml vials.
001-711 Adapter, Vial Pig, 20 ml
Allows 001-706 Vial Pig to accommodate 20 ml vials
001-730 Cart, Transport, PET Shipping System 220.00
001-771 Sheets, Absorbent, 100/pkg 45.00
001-726 Tags, Wire Security, 25/pkg
Used to identify unauthorized access.
001-721 Document Protector, 100/pkg 100.00

U.S. Patent No. 6,586,758

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