CoolPac, Australia’s leading pharmaceutical supplier of cold chain packaging, has gained accreditation to ISO 9001. CoolPac designs, manufactures and validates passive cold chain systems used in the transportation of pharmaceutical medicines.
A bit size summary of the WHO’s annex 9 on temperature mapping of storage areas for pharmaceuticals.
CoolPac is the biggest manufacturer / supplier of cold chain packaging in Australia. Their customers include major blue-chip pharmaceutical companies and wholesalers. CoolPac has been continually re-engineering their products and processes to make them the best in Australia and even surpase overseas compeditors.
“I thought we moulded containers and put them into cardboard boxes, but we do so much more”!
In terms of supply chain logistics, think for a moment the amount of effort that is normally involved with shipping items that need temperature controlled environments at all times. Using a standard courier is off the table, as you have no real way to guarantee that they’ll have the ability to offer what you’re looking […]
Who is the ISTA? The International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) is a non profit organisation which researches and test various packaging formats to develop standards for the packaging transport industry. They are the industry leaders in package performance testing and are at the forefront of Responsible Transport Packaging. With extensive research and testing behind the ISTA […]
Changes in temperature can alter the chemical integrity of a large variety of products; that along with a myriad of variables can lead to speedy ripening, the proliferation of aggressive substances, oxidation, and a host of other factors. But there are very specific items that are most vulnerable to spoilage if their ideal temperature is […]
For industries that require temperature controlled processes and produce temperature sensitive products, cold chain validation provides more than just competitive advantage – it is a full necessity to ensure business continuity. This stringent process is an important pillar of the industry, as it includes everything from complying with industry regulatory requirements such as design qualification, […]
Temperature mapping is an essential component in maintaining the integrity or quality of temperature sensitive products like highly perishable fresh goods, drugs for medical use (research and administration for treatment), valuable old artwork and documents. The process allows products, merchandise and items to meet industry and government standards. Temperature mapping is a systematic process, involving […]
There was some concern in the United States when a government investigation turned up findings that almost 23 percent of pharmaceuticals distributed in the country are of unknown efficacy. This consequently put the integrity of the cold chain under the spotlight. There was much question as to how compliant the related businesses were to the […]