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Warehouse Temperature and Humidity Monitoring System Requirements for Vaccine Cold Chains

Temperature and Humidity Monitoring for Vaccine Storage. Cold chain immunization delivery systems must comply on the World Health Organization (W.H.O) recommended temperature and humidity controls. This is part of the cold chain logistics system for temperature and humidity monitoring of pharmaceuticals. The cold chain must meet the W.H.O standards to Read more…

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Establishing Drug Stability Budget During Storage and Transit

In previous blog posts, we have explored the fact that many drugs, vaccines and pharmaceutical products require refrigerated conditions in order to maintain efficacy. We also examined the importance of minimizing temperature excursions during transportation. Establishing a drug stability budget can minimize discards and ensure a quality product is delivered to the end-user. Read more…

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World Health Organization guidance on the storage and transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products

Background The World Health Organization (WHO) publish guidance for the storage and transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products. Many pharmaceuticals, drugs and vaccines have time and/or temperature-dependent requirements. The WHO guidelines are based upon existing worldwide regulations and best practices. Local regulations, policies and directives will take precedence over the Read more…

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Temperature Excursion Management in Pharmaceutical Storage

The quality of pharmaceuticals relies on the environment controls during its storage and handling. Every pharmaceutical item ought to be taken care of and stored under manufacturer-recommended storage condition marked on data information sheet or packaging. Temperature Excursion Management in Pharmaceutical Storage is important during receipt of raw materials, manufacturing and distribution Read more…

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Importance of Monitoring Pharmaceutical Storage Temperature

Ensuring proper storage of pharmaceutical products, in accordance with the manufacturers’ specifications, is crucial for the stability of products. The conditions should be consistent throughout the cold chain. Poor temperature control undermines the efficacy of the drugs. Improper storage conditions at the warehouse or in transit can cost thousands in wasted product.  Read more…