6 Amazon Over Box

Additional Information can be found on the ISTA website. Simulation Tests Test for individual packaged product for retail weighing 70 lb (32 kg) or less that will be placed into a master shipping container (Over Box), by Amazon.   Test Project 6-Amazon Over...

ISTA Project 3J Adopted by Sam’s Club

ISTA Project 3J, the culmination of the Sam’s Club program (see recent issues of iNews and ISTA Views for complete information) has now been formally adopted by Sam’s Club. For several years, Sam’s has been referencing modified versions of ISTA Procedures 3E and 3A...

Important Notice on Changing Box Manufacturers

In May of 2009, D.O.T issued an official interpretation on how to remain in compliance when switching box makers on a UN Certified box for shipping hazardous materials. Essentially there as 3 choices when a shipper of hazardous materials wants to switch to a new box...

ISTA Test Procedure 3E Vibration Time Change

ISTA has changed the formula used to determine test time for the ISTA 3E Test Procedure. There used to be a chart within the test procedure that based the time on the vibration table loosely upon number of transport miles traveled. That has been replaced by a formula...

Pro-Pack in the Spotlight

Back in 2007, Pro-Pack Testing Laboratory, Inc. celebrated it’s 25th Anniversary and was in the SPOTLIGHT with a featured article in the ISTA magazine. Click Here to read the article