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.
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 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.