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Cold Chain Management & Expertise

When it comes to cold chain services, Fisher Clinical Services is the global standard for quality and assurance. With an expansive support network and facilities located worldwide, we provide comprehensive site-to-site connectivity with dependable storage, packaging/labeling and shipment capabilities. Along with proficient monitoring and tracking resources, we optimize every level of the cold chain process to ensure the security of your clinical trial.

We have capabilities across the following temperature-controlled conditions:

  • Ambient (15°C to 30°C)
  • Refrigerated (2°C to 8°C)
  • Freezer (-25°C to -10°C)
  • Ultra-low Freezer (-70°C to -90°C)
  • Vapor-Phase Liquid Nitrogen (-135°C to -196°C)
  • Liquid-Phase Liquid Nitrogen (-195°C)

Cold chain product integrity across the entire supply chain demands rigorous processes & cold chain expertise of the highest caliber – from packaging, handling, storage & distribution of temperature sensitive Investigational Medicinal Products (IMP), all the way to the investigator site. Fisher Clinical Services recognizes the challenges and complexities in managing a controlled temperature logistics network. Today’s distribution network is becoming increasingly complex with pharmaceutical companies facing new challenges from regulatory adherence, sustainability initiatives, cost pressures and competing priorities.

Supported by the industry’s largest network of fully owned cGMP facilities strategically located around the world, Fisher Clinical Services purpose-built GMP/GDP compliant facilities – located across five continents – provide the presence, information systems and global quality standards that deliver flexibility, access and assurance of supply. Our continued investment in cold chain storage, as well as distribution capability across the network, mirrors the industry’s evolution to handle increased quantities of complex cold chain biologics. Products are packaged, labeled, picked and packed for distribution and stored within highly controlled areas in compliance with strict quality standards before being released for shipment.

eBook: Considerations for Cold Chain Shipment of Clinical Supplies - Part 1

The maintenance of cold chain product integrity across the entire supply chain demands rigorous processes and cold chain expertise of the highest caliber – from packaging, handling, storage & distribution of temperature sensitive Investigational Medicinal Products (IMP), all the way to the investigator site.

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