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HPU Morning Urine Test

The receptable used for collection and transport of the HPU Morning Urine Test contains:

1.Rigid Safetybag (receptable for the transport of diagnostic liquid specimens):
– a plastic PE safety bag as secondary packaging (180 x 105 mm, 3 gram, 7 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  transfer of urine from collection device to transport tube.

2. Documents
– Laboratory request sheet
– Sampling instructions

3. Cardboard box for return shipment
– a cardboard box with return address 171 x 124 x 27 mm
– two transparent round stickers to close the box

Abbreviations used
CE      Conformité Européenne
HD     High density
LD     Low density
PE      Polyethylen
PP      Polypropylen
RCF    Relative Centrifugal Force or Relative Centrifugal Accelertion (RCA) 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.