Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Clinical Supply Vendor about Temperature Sensitive Drugs
Over the years, an entire system called ‘cold chain supply (or cold chain transport)’ has developed in the food industry to ensure that foods that need to be kept cold are stored and transported in appropriate conditions and are monitored so consumers and regulators can be assured of their safety. Just as certain foods require refrigeration in order to prevent contamination, so do certain medicines. To maintain their therapeutic properties, many pharmaceutical and biotechnology products require specific temperature controls at all points of their life cycle. This includes biologic medicines such as therapeutic proteins, DNA vaccines and monoclonal antibodies.
Source: Clinical Leader & Fisher Clinical Services