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Refrigerated Vaccine Storage Solutions

Safeguarding the efficacy of refrigerated medical and vaccine products.

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Maintain Refrigerated Vaccine Storage Equipment Safety

UL’s decades of advanced technical, regulatory and clinical expertise are reflected in our refrigeration testing innovation. This allows us to help customers manage regulatory and global market access issues and address emerging connected device risks. We help confirm that medical and vaccine storage equipment is safe to deploy for use in an increasingly patient-centric and connected environment, as well as support clients in solving critical health, safety, security, and interoperability challenges.

Our expertise in product safety and performance testing helps to mitigate risk and accelerate getting refrigerated medical and vaccine solutions to market. Our offerings help address critical needs including cybersecurity, sanitation, electromagnetic compatability (EMC) and wireless compatibility services.

Safeguard Vaccines through Testing and Certification Services

UL provides engineering expertise and testing related to predominant vaccine refrigeration and lab equipment standards such as:

  • UL 471, the Standard for Commercial Refrigerators and Freezers
  • UL/IEC 60335-2-89, the Standard for Particular Requirements for Commercial Refrigerating Appliances with an Incorporated or Remote Refrigerant Unit or Compressor
  • IEC 61010-2-011 the Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use
  • World Health’s Organization (WHO) Performance, Quality and Safety (PQS)

In addition to providing testing and certification for contemporary refrigeration solutions, we also offer customized assessments for new and emerging technologies in medical and vaccine refrigeration. Our global capabilities allow us to evaluate and create individualized procedures to help ensure your appliance is properly assessed. UL can also create custom reports based on these tests to properly present the data for your unique requirements.

Our knowledge of global standards and regulatory requirements covers many markets, including the United States (US FDA), South Korea (MFDS) and the European Union (EU MDD, IVDD and AIMDD).

Our nonprofit affiliate, Underwriters Laboratories, has set more than 1,800 standards and other documents defining security, quality and sustainability through leveraging/the use of/shared partnerships.

Why UL for Vaccine Refrigeration Testing?

Our state-of-the-art facilities include more than 150 UL laboratories for testing and certification worldwide, where we provide tailored testing solutions and leverage software automation to enhance process efficiency, analyze results and reduce testing cycles.

At UL, we have a deep understanding of the various factors that can compromise medical refrigeration devices and patient safety. Our global facilities are comprehensive, and our customizable tests help ensure your refrigerated medical devices are packaged, stored and safe when put into use.

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