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Mar 20, 2017

Choosing The Best Real-Time Temperature Monitoring System

Mar 20, 2017|

Regulatory requirements have evolved quickly in recent years. Most industries are now required by regulatory agencies to comply with strict quality standards. A common requirement is to monitor temperature and other environmental conditions at all times. Real-time monitoring can save your company valuable time by reducing manual labor to a minimum. The system also keeps [...]

Mar 6, 2017

Cryopak Releases Category A Systems for Class 6.2 Shipments

Mar 6, 2017|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Veronique Blostein Marketing Coordinator 732-346-9200, ext. 144 Edison, NJ (March 6, 2017) — Cryopak has expanded its product line of hazardous infectious substance shipping solutions with the addition of bio-bottle. Available in three sizes (1L, 2L and 3L), these versatile shippers can be used for either Category A or [...]

Feb 22, 2017

Cost-Saving Approach to Shipping Dangerous Goods

Feb 22, 2017|

Organizations shipping numerous clinical specimens and infectious substances face significant shipping costs, comprised of packaging cost and freight. It is easy to focus on the cost of the shipper and not consider freight costs. Class 6.2 Dangerous Good (DG) packages requires extra levels of documentation, care and handling by the freight carrier. Every freight carrier [...]

Jan 26, 2017

Effectively Conditioning Bulk Refrigerants

Jan 26, 2017|

When using passive temperature-controlled containers, it is necessary to pre-condition the components before packing. Generally, the components must be stabilized at specific temperatures. Typically, the outer containers and dunnage are held at room temperature. However, the refrigerants (such as gel packs or Phase Change Materials) need to be refrigerated (2°C to 8°C) and/or frozen (-20°C). [...]

Dec 7, 2016

How Stable is Your Primary Packaging?

Dec 7, 2016|

Set procedures for the testing sequences of distribution test cycles are available through standards organizations such as ASTM and ISTA, but the acceptance criteria can be more difficult to define. As in any design, the requirements for this acceptance criteria need to be set forth by the end user. Simply specifying that the package does [...]

Nov 8, 2016

The Problem with Chemical-Based Temperature Indicators

Nov 8, 2016|

Despite advances in technology, chemical-based temperature indicators are still widely used across the pharmaceutical sector - and while the price of the indicators may well be tempting, the risk you expose yourself to by using them is high. How they work Chemical-based indicators normally have one threshold, and they will tell you if your shipment [...]

Oct 11, 2016

Evaluating Reuse of Cold Chain Packages

Oct 11, 2016|

Corporations have a responsibility to minimize their impact on the environment, and cold chain packaging is one area where this can particularly be of interest. There are many ways to reduce cold chain packaging waste. Examples include optimizing designs to use less insulation and refrigerants, or using bulk shipping containers that decrease the number of [...]

Sep 15, 2016

Cryopak to Exhibit at 14th Cold Chain Global Forum

Sep 15, 2016|

Cryopak is proud to sponsor the 14th annual Cold Chain Global Forum. On Tuesday September 27th, we will be hosting a facility tour of our newest acquisition, LaunchWorks Manufacturing Lab featuring speakers from Cryopak, DDL and LaunchWorks ML. Also, be sure to come visit Cryopak at Booth #318 in the Expo Hall on Wednesday September [...]

Sep 12, 2016

Seasonal vs. Universal Packouts: Pros and Cons

Sep 12, 2016|

Before designing or choosing an off-the-shelf temperature-controlled shipping solution, one needs to consider whether to use a seasonal or universal packout. This decision can be easily overlooked, yet can drastically change the direct cost, weight and size of the packout, as well as the freight cost. A seasonal packout is a thermal package that has [...]

Aug 22, 2016 Now Available in Spanish

Aug 22, 2016|

To better serve customers in Mexico and our Central and South American markets, Cryopak is pleased to announce that can now be accessed in Spanish. Click on the link at the top of our homepage, or go directly to We look forward to increasing our presence as a cold chain resource for Latin [...]