Animal Shipping Crate Options

 
Novopack
Safebox
Single (SBS)
Safebox
Large (SBL)
Rabbit Box 1
Rabbit Box 2
Health Status
SPF
SPF, SOPF
SPF, SOPF
SPF
SPF
Models
Mice, rats, guinea pigs
Mice, transgenics,  females with litters, animals that have had surgery
Mice, transgenics, mice and rats, animals that have had surgery
Rabbits
Rabbits
Dimensions (mm)
630 L
x 430 W
x 170 H
380 L
x 210 W
x 145 H
515 L
x 295 W
x 195 H
630 L
x 430 W
x 330 H
285 (x2) L
x 355 W
x 325 H
Processing
UV
Irradiation 25KGy
Irradiation 25KGy
UV
UV
Return Kits
These crates are available in sets, with free RETURN KITS containing litter and food for the shipment of animals back to a Charles River diagnostic laboratory. The sets are conditioned in a protective overpack and sterilized by UV or irradiation at 25 KGy.
Air Shipment
We also offer an AEROPLANE crate, which complies with IATA live animal transportation guidelines. Please contact us for more information.

 

Density/Packaging*

  • Mice SPF

    These are the densities for each crate supplied by Charles River France.

    Mice SPF
    Novopack
    SBS
    Female + litter
    1  (> 13 days)
    1 (< 13 days)
    < 20g
    35
    5
    20 – 30g
    30
    3
    > 30g + aged animals
    25
    2
  • Mice SOPF

    These are the densities for each crate supplied by Charles River France.

    Mice SOPF
    SBS
    SBL
    < 20g
    5
    20
    20 – 30g
    5
    17
    > 30g + aged animals
    5
    17

     

  • Rats SPF
    Rats SPF
    Novopack
    Female + litter
    1
    < 50
    20
    50 – 75g
    15
    75 – 100g
    13
    100 – 125g
    10
    125 – 150g
    9
    150 – 175g
    8
    175 – 200g
    7
    200 – 225g
    6
    225 – 250g
    5
    250 – 300g
    4
    300 – 400g
    3
    400 – 500g
    2
    Pregnant females
    5

     

  • Guinea Pigs
    Guinea Pigs
    Novopack
    < 200g
    10
    200 – 300g
    7
    300 – 350g
    6
    350 – 400g
    5
    400 – 500g
    4
    500 – 600g
    3
    > 600
    2

     

  • Rabbits
    Rabbits
    Rabbit Box
    < 1 kg
    2
    > 1 kg
    1

     

* Maximum number of models per crate. For standard production only.

This information is provided as a reference and may differ according to the strains and the physiological needs of animals.