What is Cold Chain Packaging and Cold Chain Materials

Ensuring Product Integrity During Transport

Temperature-sensitive products must be carefully transported and stored to maintain their integrity. Let's explore the various cold chain packaging and materials that make this possible.

Insulated shippers are containers made of materials with excellent insulation properties, such as expanded polystyrene (EPS) or polyurethane foam. They reduce heat transfer and minimize temperature fluctuations.

Insulated Shippers

Gel packs and ice packs are commonly used in cold chain packaging to provide additional cooling. Gel packs and ice packs are pre-frozen and used in cold chain packaging to absorb heat and maintain the desired temperature.

Gel Packs & Ice Packs

For larger shipments or long-distance transportation, refrigerated containers, also known as reefers, are utilized. These containers have built-in cooling systems that allow precise temperature control throughout journey.

Refrigerated Containers

Choosing right packaging depends on product needs, transportation duration, &  the required temperature range. Making informed choices in cold chain packaging is crucial to ensure safety and integrity of temperature-sensitive products during their journey.