NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT

July 17, 2017

Cold Chain Technologies and the Parenteral Drug Association Team Up for a New Course Offering

Accredited ‘Temperature Sensitive Packaging and Distribution for Biopharmaceuticals’ Course Coming October 25-26, 2017

Franklin, Massachusetts – July 17, 2017 – Cold Chain Technologies (CCT), the leading source for temperature-controlled packaging solutions for all segments of the life science supply chain and the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), the leading global facilitator of science, technology and regulatory information are pleased to announce ”Temperature Sensitive Packaging and Distribution for Biopharmaceuticals,” a new two-day course offering.

The “Temperature Sensitive Packaging and Distribution for Biopharmaceuticals“ course is ideal for professionals employed in roles such as Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance, Packaging, Validation and Process Development. Upon completion of the course, attendees will understand the variables involved in designing a thermal packaging system, and learn how to develop and evaluate shipping systems based on a set of requirements including the implementation of a temperature monitoring program for their organization.

“We are very excited to partner with the world leading Parental Drug Association in sharing the best practices to properly specify and evaluate cold chain packaging. Having a sound understanding of the technical background of cold chain shippers is essential to achieving a safe and cost effective cold chain,” states Geoff Kaiser, Director of Engineering & Technical Services at CCT.

Registrants will gain hands-on experience with the materials and equipment used in today’s thermal packaging development as well as the tools needed to properly select, evaluate and qualify thermal packaging in the future.

With the rapid growth of temperature sensitive therapies, new and frequently changing regulations, the ”Temperature Sensitive Packaging and Distribution for Biopharmaceuticals” course will also offer education on regulatory guidelines and industry best practices with key insights into the PDA’s peer developed and reviewed guidance documents.

The ”Temperature Sensitive Packaging and Distribution for Biopharmaceuticals” course will be held on October 25 – 26, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm EST at CCT’s headquarters located in Franklin, MA. Participants of the course may request to receive 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU). In addition, course materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided both days. To register or for additional course information, please visit http://PDAtraining.org.

About Cold Chain Technologies
Cold Chain Technologies (CCT) is an ISO 9001:2008 global developer and manufacturer of temperature assurance solutions for the pharmaceutical, biotech, health care, clinical trial distribution and medical device industries. Distributed from multiple U.S. and international locations, CCT’s trusted brands include Koolit® Refrigerants, KoolTemp® Pre‐Qualified Shipping Systems, and KoolTemp® Insulated Containers which are available in a wide range of sizes, durations and temperature ranges.

About Parenteral Drug Association
The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is the leading global facilitator of science, technology and regulatory information. The PDA creates awareness and understanding of important issues facing the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical community and delivers education for the community. Founded in 1946 as a nonprofit organization, PDA is committed to developing scientifically sound, practical technical information and expertise to advance pharmaceutical / biopharmaceutical manufacturing science and regulation so members can better serve patients.

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Media Contact: Nicole Stokes | 508-429-1395 x286 | nstokes@coldchaintech.com

Source: PR Newswire