Soils Submission

Updated USDA Soil Import Regulations 7/01/2018

Spectrum's new USDA Soil Import Permit holds stricter regulations than in the past. These regulations apply to ALL INTERNATIONAL soil shipments and soils from ALL USDA REGULATED DOMESTIC AREAS of the United States. Disregarding these requirements will put your samples at risk of confiscation and/or destruction.

Please download and complete:

1. Soil Submission Packet (PDF)

             This contains all important Spectrum / USDA requirements and documents.

2. Order forms (Excel)

            Please complete both tabs, save and email to

            Please also include a hardcopy of both tabs in your shipment.

Shipping Label Request

We are required to request individual PPQ 550 customs/inspection labels on your behalf through the USDA.

Please email us your completed order form and request this label from at least 3 DAYS IN ADVANCE of your planned shipment.

Invoices are sent by email within 2 weeks of order completion. Please submit separate orders for projects with multiple funding sources - we are unable to split invoices after sample processing. 

Payment methods include Check, EFT/ACH and Credit Card via PayPal (no account necessary).