“Sophisticated eskies” have been in the news both in Australia and overseas. On TV it’s made out to sound like something newly invented. But to anyone in the industry we all know what happens every day of the week – just on a larger scale. So what really happens in delivering pharmaceuticals?
Category : Cold Chain
Maintaining temperatures for pharmaceutical logistics is all about temperature. Temperature is heat & cold-but what do they actually mean? Learn about “heat transfer” and how it accects Temperature Packing Systems for pharmaceutical cold chain logistics.
This document provides a brief overview of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) guide on “Qualification of Temperature Controlled Storage Areas,” which serves as a benchmark for Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) storage areas. For further information, readers are encouraged to review the primary document.
The International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) is a nonprofit organization that researches and tests various packaging formats. It develops also standards for the packaging transport industry. The ISTA is the industry leader in package performance testing and is at the forefront of Responsible Transport Packaging. With extensive research and testing behind the ISTA standards, many companies […]
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 company that distributes or stores pharmaceutical 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. Pharmaceutical temperature mapping locates the points of greatest temperature fluctuation and difference then analyses the causes of […]
A short overview of Australia’s TGA Good Wholesaling Practice. Australia’s version of a pharmaceutical Good Distribution Practice (GDP). When the TGAs Good Wholesaling Practice is compared to international GDPs it misses in some key elements. However it does have some solid requirements for cold chain distribution.