Who is the ISTA? The International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) is a nonprofit organization which researches and tests various packaging formats. It develops also standards for the packaging transport industry. The ISTA are the industry leaders in package performance testing and are at the forefront of Responsible Transport Packaging. With extensive research and testing behind the [...]
Ewan McGregor Cold Chain Mission was aired on the BBC seven years ago. Ewan is an ambassordor for UNICEF, and in the two part documentry it shows some of the difficulties in delivering medicines to remote communities. It is an interesting journy for anyone involved in Pharmaceutical Distribution or cold chain; it makes our complexities of last mile quite simple.
What is Temperature Mapping? Temperature Mapping is an auditing process for assessing temperature variations in a warehouse or storage facility along a three dimensional plain to ensure temperature control in the cold chain. The process may also be referred to as thermal mapping. It is mostly concerned with identifying hot spots and cold spots in […]
It was “World Environment Day” recently. So its revelant on this occassion to think about how your purchasing practices impact the environment. Manufacturers of foam products use chemicals … No suprise there! But while most of the companies in the world use “approved” chemicals, there is evidence that some companies in China use banned chemicals that harm the environment; specifically the ozone layer.
A bit size summary of the WHO’s annex 9 on temperature mapping of storage areas for pharmaceuticals.