Pharmacy fridges-to keep the drugs on the exact temperatures

Modern medicines should be stored at precise temperatures. Designed for purpose pharmacy refrigerators maintain internal temperature between + 2 ° C and + 8 ° C with an audio/visual alarm system is activated at higher or lower temperatures. They are fully lockable, to prevent unauthorized access and to ensure that all the medication remains secure. Inability to store drugs at that temperature can have a devastating effect. Vaccines, for example, will die and become ineffective if they reach the frost.

MHRA (medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency) has recently renewed the problem with revenge, clarify their policies and make cold-chain procedure a prominent share of GDP inspections of pharmacies and wholesale distributors. Non-compliance with the cold chain procedure functions on the top list of deficiencies found and published by MHRA for each of the last three months.

MHRA commenting on their website specifically to Standard domestic refrigerators are not ideal for the storage of cold chain products for a number of reasons, including an uneven temperature distribution (as a result of minimal air circulation) and as the normal operating range of between 0 and 10 (C). opening and closing the fridge door can cause considerable fluctuations in temperature, carries out monitoring of the internal temperature is difficult. There is also a risk that products could freeze if they come into contact with chiller plate or spool on the back of the refrigerator.

GDP inspections of pharmacies, which also has a wholesale dealer's licence, the MHRA logged cases where pharmacy refrigerator is also used by staff for the storage of milk and food and drugs!

Why should any company storage refrigerated medications take steps to meet now. Don't wait to get caught up on your next MHRA inspection. A wide range of organizations must meet, pharmacies are obvious sinners but just as medical suppliers holding a WDL (wholesale dealers license) as well as end-users, such as occupational health and safety departments within the British business.

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