OPTN policy requires that all OPOs and transplant centers use the external, internal and vessel labels that are distributed by the OPTN contractor when shipping or transporting organs outside the donor hospital.
Policy & Guidance
TransNetSM mandatory for OPOs - two parts
2/2017 executive committee action; 6/2016 board action
- Effective 11/1/2017 - TransNet required for VCA organs
- Effective 6/1/2017 - TransNet required for all organs except VCA
Label verification resource form (PDF - 2.1 M; 7/2012)