CuriePackSM is a one-of-a-kind, first-in-the-nation, pre-paid mail back system to facilitate the recycling of ionizing smoke alarms. The kit is cost-effective, easy to use and comes with detailed instructions.
The CuriePackSM kit includes a 6” x 6” x 6” outer fiber box with an inner liner, packaging instructions, DOT markings, prepaid UPS ground shipping both ways and the recycling of the smoke alarms. CuriePackSM kits are designed for shipping ≤5 µCi Americium (Am-241) intact smoke alarms.
Prior to shipping, verify that alarms are Am-241 and 5 microcuries or less. This information is typically on the back of the alarm. If not, contact Curie prior to shipping. Activities >5 µCi Am-241, Ra-226 and Ni-63 alarms are acceptable but surcharges will apply.
The CuriePackSM is designed to qualify as a DOT strong tight package for shipping as: UN2911, Radioactive materials – excepted package, articles, 7.
The kit capacity is for approximately 4 to 5 intact smoke alarms and is ideal for homeowners.
Please note: Unidentifiable or dissembled/stripped down smoke alarms are not allowed in the 1 gallon CuriePackSM and will be surcharged at $8.00 each.
Pricing is for any location in the lower 48 United States.