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Name: HPU 24 hour Urine Test

This receptable used for the transport of a HPU 24 hour urine contains:

  •  Rigid Safetybag (receptables for the transport of liquid diagnostic
    specimens like urine):
    – a plastic PE safety bag as secondary packaging (180 x 105 mm, 3 gram, 74
    µm thick)
    – a hard PP protective sleeve (100 x 65 x 22 mm, 8 gram)
    – absorbing envelope wrapped around the sleeve (110 x 80 mm), 1.6 gram
    – a CE polypropylen transport tube with polyethylen cap (HD-PE) (10 ml, 92 x 15.3 mm,
    RCF 3000 x g);
    – containing 0.5 g ascorbic acid 99.9% for medical purposes (food
    supplement) as preservative.
    – a CE LD-PE Transfer pipette (6 ml, 146 mm) for the transfer of urine from
    collection device to the transport tube
  • Documents
    – Laboratory request sheet
    – Sampling instructions
  • Collection bottle
    – a 3.0 l brown CE PE urine collection device (container/bottle) with transparent
    graduation strip and yellow PP cap (246 x 130 mm);
    – a 500 ml PP transfer container 148×80 mm for urine collection (normally
    positioned under the yellow cap.);
    – Ascorbic acid for medical purposes 6 gram as stabilisator.

Abbreviations used
CE      Conformité Européenne
HD     High density
LD     Low density
PE      Polyethylen
PP      Polypropylen
RCF    Relative Centrifugal Force (RCF) or Relative Centrifugal Accelertion is the
amount of acceleration to be applied to the sample. It depends on the
revolutions per minute (RPM) and radius of the rotor, and is relative to the
force of Earth’s gravity