Archive for August 10, 2018
Lab freezers are important for many reasons including research as well as vaccines. Keeping vaccines at a specific temperature is important to ensure that they are viable and work as planned. Since vaccines prevent more than 2 million deaths each year, doctors want to make sure they are held at the right temperature to do their job. According to the CDC these temperatures should be about 40 degrees for refrigerated vaccines and no more than five degrees for frozen vaccines. Maintaining the devices which maintain the temperature for these things and other medical supplies is vital in order to ensure safety and quality. Follow these routine maintenance tips to ensure your lab freezer continues to work as it should.
The air flow system on your lab freezer and lab refrigerator should be clear and able to access air. Avoid pilling things on top of them if the refrigeration system is located there. If the system is located on the bottom then ensure that