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
- Policy 16: Organ and vessel packaging, labeling, shipping, and storage (PDF - 2.5 MB)
- Label verification resource form (PDF - 2.1 MB)
- Webcast: Labeling & Packaging Resources - register and view
- Webinar: Organ Packaging & Transport Labeling System (Video, 37:39)