Blood Range-ISBT

Timestrip® Blood Temp at ISBT London 2015

Our Blood Temp 10 offers simple quality assurance for blood temperature during transit from the highly controlled environment of the blood bank to use or store in a different destination, such as a hospital.

With a squeeze of a button, Blood Temp 10 is activated and indicates simply and clearly if the temperature of the blood has risen above the threshold temperature. Accurate to +/- 0.5 degrees C.

This video shows blood being monitored by Timestrip indicators at a Belgium Military Hospital. For more information see our case study.

For blood products that need to be kept at room temperature we also offer the  Timestrip PLUS 25C  extreme room temperature indicator.

Ease of Use

Timestrip® Blood Temp 10 is inert prior to activation. They can be shipped and stored at ambient temperatures and have no special storage requirements.

Blood Temp 10 has two windows: an activation window that is yellow prior to activation and a breach window that is white prior to activation,

Activate at room temperature. Activation is possible only when the surrounding temperature is above the stated threshold temperature.

Clear Activation

Firmly squeeze the blister located on top of the indicator.

Once activated, a green activation line appears in the yellow activation window and continues to fill the window turns completely green. The breach window will remain white.

The Timestrip® Blood Temp 10 can be directly applied by removing the adhesive liner on the back.

Communication

Once activated, Blood Temp 10 will continuously monitor temperature.

When the core temperature of the blood bag breaches 10°C for Blood Temp 10 an immediate indication of temperature abuse is recorded:

Indication of arming window will remain green, while the breach window will turn blue.

The breach window is irreversible and cannot be reset / changed.

Timestrip® Blood Temp 10 Product

Timestrip® Blood Temp 10

for Blood Bags

10°C / 50°F

+/- 0.5°C accuracy

activation indication window

activation blister on top

Learn more on BloodTemp.com

Timestrip® Blood Temp 6

for RBC storage

6°C / 43°F

+/- 0.5°C accuracy

activation indication window

activation blister on top

Learn more on BloodTemp.com

Special validation kit for ISBT members

Features

  • Improve compliance

    unit level serialization allows for individual product tracking and lot tractability

  • Easy to use

    field activated with a simple push of a button, accurate to +/- 0.5°C, no special storage & shipping requirements

  • Save blood

    remove the ambiguity of temperature abuse and return stock safely

  • Save money

    Reducing your loss rate by 8% pays for total investment and a conservative 25% reduction doubles your return

  • Save time

    Reducing your loss rate by 8% pays for total investment and a conservative 25% reduction doubles your return

Certification

This product has been manufactured under the controls established by a IQC approved quality management system that conforms with ISO 13485:2003 under certificate number: I9934.

Timestrip is dedicated to maintaining the highest efficiency and responsiveness in achieving our ultimate goal – Guaranteed Customer Satisfaction.

FDA 510(k) #BK150289

Red Blood Cell Transportation

Unsure if bags of blood were left out for too long at unsafe temperatures when moving red blood cells from storage to the operating table?

Don’t just rely on the time rule alone. Instead, choose Blood Temp 10.

Our small indicator visually alerts that a temperature breach occurred and the blood can not be used or returned to storage.

Blood Temp 10 is a unique FDA 510(k) medical device that does not require preconditioning and is CE approved.

Just Peel, Squeeze, Stick – That’s it!

This product is not a replacement for the professional judgment of laboratory/blood bank professionals and/or policies and procedures that are applicable to your institution.

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