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Cold Chain Shipment Studies and Temperature Testing

Shipment studies are an important process in the cold chain industry. Ultimately, this involves monitoring the environmental conditions of a product during transportation.

The shipment studies process is critical for temperature-sensitive products, such as pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and food products. These products have strict temperature requirements to maintain their integrity during transportation.

These studies ensure that temperature-sensitive products remain within the recommended temperature range during transportation. Temperature deviations during transport can significantly affect the quality and efficacy of these products, potentially resulting in significant financial losses or even harm to consumers.

Therefore, shipment studies are necessary to monitor and evaluate the environmental conditions that the products are exposed to during transportation.

The process of conducting a transit thermal study involves the use of temperature and humidity data loggers that are placed within the packaging or on the product itself.

Data loggers record the environmental conditions that the product is exposed to during transportation. This includes temperature, humidity, and other factors that may affect the product’s stability.

The data collected is analyzed to identify any temperature deviations from the recommended range and evaluate the impact of these deviations on the product’s stability.

Once the shipment package study is complete, the data collected is used to develop strategies to address any issues that were identified. For example, companies may use the data to identify the most appropriate packaging or transportation methods to ensure that their products remain within the recommended temperature range during transportation. The data may also be used to establish acceptance criteria, which are the limits of acceptable temperature deviations during transportation.

Temperature shipment studies help ensure that temperature-sensitive products remain within the recommended temperature range during transportation, which ensures their efficacy and safety. This can help to reduce financial losses resulting from product spoilage and recalls, as well as to avoid harm to consumers.

Cold chain studies also help to identify any issues with the packaging or transport conditions, enabling companies to take corrective actions to address these issues. Finally, shipment studies can provide valuable data for companies to use in future shipments, helping to optimize their transportation methods and packaging to minimize the risk of temperature deviations.

Cold Chain Shipment Studies and Temperature Validation Testing Facility

Keystone Package Testing is an ISTA-certified cold chain shipment study lab that provides short lead times on scheduling and competitive pricing. Our service is one of the drivers behind us being one of the fastest-growing package testing companies in the country.

Please request a quote or contact us at (724) 698-2994 to see firsthand why so many companies partner with Keystone Package testing for their shipment study needs.