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I would like to take an apparatus containing bacteria to another country (Bolivia) from the U.S.. How do I determine whether I am allowed to do this?

The bacteria are: http://www.atcc.org/Products/All/49787.aspx, http://www.atcc.org/Products/All/53774.aspx, http://www.atcc.org/Products/All/51573.aspx, http://www.atcc.org/Products/All/700550.aspx

Also... What is the best way of transporting bacteria from one country to another?

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there are some regulations w.r.t pathogenic strains.. you have to get a certificate issued that says that the sample that you are carrying is non-pathogenic non-hazardous etc –  WYSIWYG Jun 3 '14 at 17:27
@WYSIWYG Can you give me the contact information of someone who could help me with that? –  okarin Jun 3 '14 at 18:45
it depends on the laws of different governments. Ask someone in the customs. –  WYSIWYG Jun 4 '14 at 4:19
Please go through this link dehs.umn.edu/bio_pracprin_std_ship_guide.htm and this pdf ( www.ncsu.edu/ehs/dot/Bio_shipping.pdf ). Since all of the microbes are Biosafety level 1, you shouldn't have much problems. –  The Last Word Jun 4 '14 at 4:22
@TheLastWord Thanks. I'll look through them. –  okarin Jun 4 '14 at 6:18

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