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Many vaccines must be maintained at low temperatures. Easy enough when you have a refrigerator or freezer handy, but a big challenge when your task is to transport a batch of vaccines to another continent in tropical climates. Thanks to a special expanded polystyrene package, vaccines are being transported safely from Africa to Latin America. Each shipping unit holds 400 freeze-dried 3ml vaccines together with 4 kg (10 pounds) of dry ice. The thermal insulation properties of expanded polystyrene maintain the required temperature inside the sealed package for 72 hours.

From blood analysis to the transportation of organs for donation


Single-use food service materials: safer and more hygienic

In hospital settings, single use food service materials are the preferred option, and the sanitary qualities of polystyrene single serve containers are a primary benefit of polystyrene food packaging and service materials for hospital use. More…

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