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 [...]
In our latest “Standards & Regulations Review”, CoolPacs Packing Engineer, Alex, looks at The WHO’s Annex 9; Supplement 13: “Qualification of Shipping Containers”. Is it worth your reading? Spend 4 minutes reading our summary to decide if its relevant to you.
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.
Pharmaceutical temperature mapping is vital for every pharmaceutical company that distributes medicines. When storing and distributing medicines it is vital to ensure the effectiveness of temperature controlled storage systems, such as cool rooms, fridges and warehouses. Temperature mapping locates the points of greatest temperature fluctuation and difference then analyses the causes of these. Temperature mappers [...]
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 […]