Why Choose Blood Temp 10+ ?

  •  3 Hour breach monitoring

  •   Instant display of essential data

  •  Can be transported immediately after activation

Blood Temp 10+ Indicator Range

10°C / 50°F

  • for blood transportation
  • 3 hour run out window
  • activation blister on top

Blood Temp 10 PLUS Information

Designed for quick interpretation

Easy Activation

Firmly squeeze the blister located on top of the indicator.

Once activated, a line appears in the yellow activation window. Then the window will then fill with a green colour.

The breach window will remain white as long as it remains below the threshold temperature.

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

blood bag indicator on

Clear Communication

Once activated, Blood Temp 10+ monitor temperatures continuously.

When the breach has lasted for half an hour the breach window will begin to turn blue. You can track how long the breach has lasted by the time markers along the window.

Blood Temp 10+ records the cumulative time the core temperature of the blood bag rises above 10°C.

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

temperature breach of 2 hours

Technology that keeps the user in mind

The Blood Temp 10+ blood bag indicator is a temperature–sensitive indicator that can be used by blood banks and transfusion services to maintain quality control in blood transportation and temporary storage.

When applied to a pre-chilled blood bag, Blood Temp 10+ can now either be transported right away or returned to the refrigerator temporarily, for future use.

Unambiguous temperature breach reading
Time elapsed from the breach is indicated by blue in the 2nd window.

Activation feature
Blood Temp 10+ can be shipped and stored at ambient temperature

Traceable
Unique serial number on each indicator

Clear activation
Activated by pushing button — ’ON’ revealed to confirm Blood Temp 10+ Nonreversible indicators are armed

Can the blood be returned to storage?”
It’s great to have a product that tells you if a temperature breach has occurred, but sometimes you need more information – like how long did the breach last? For some products, this is the vital detail and Blood Temp 10+ provides it.

Blood Bag Data – Delivered

Ensure Compliance

  •  Visual indication of length of breach
  •  Irreversible indicators can not be reset
  •  Unit level serialization for traceability

Save Blood, Save Time, Save Money

  •  No temperature abuse ambiguity
  •  Ready to use from ambient temperature

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Technical Documents & Information

Specifications

Type Irreversible, single use
Size 33mm x 19mm
Activation Feature A manual activation button on the top – the ‘ON’ window turn from yellow to green to confirm it is armed.
Breach Indication A blue colour appears in the viewing window if a breach of the threshold temperature has occurred. The duration of one or more breaches is shown by how far the blue colour has progressed along the time markers.
Temperature Accuracy  9° – 10°C /48°F – 50°F
Recommended Storage Store indoors, at room temperature up to 30°C
Packaging Singles in batches of 100 indicators. Labelled with expiry and batch number.
Shipping Package Requirements No special requirements as inert until activated.
Protection Splash proof
Shelf life 2.5 years from manufacturing date
Quality Assurance Produced under ISO9001:2015

Frequently Asked Questions

Blood Temp 10 Plus

Blood Temp 10+ indicators allow you to monitor the temperature of blood in a blood bag when it leaves the blood bank to go to a ward, operating room or other location.
Blood Temp 10+ indicators require no power and can be read easily and instantly by the end user. Indication is irreversible and each indicator has a unique serial number to ensure traceability.

The Blood Temp 10+ adhesive is intended for labels to be used on blood bags. Request the MSDS for more details.

You really need to try them to really appreciate how easy they are to use. Timestrip Blood Temp 10+ have the same or better accuracy than other indicators on the market, but where they are different from other indicators: Blood Temp 10+ are simpler and faster to store, to use, and even cost a bit less, saving you time, money and effort.

Timestrip® Blood Temp 10+ a single use temperature indicator in a self-adhesive label format. It can be adhered onto blood bags and transported immediately after activation.

Because we like our customers!

You can use these free products for testing, training, validation, or just to save money. In the unlikely case any got damaged along the way or someone just wanted to try one, there is no need to get in touch, although we’re always happy to hear from our customers.

Personally, we think that all companies should give stuff away for free!

Yes. Orientation has no impact on the way it works.

That is normal, and as it should be. It goes a bit lighter green because the liquid inside has solidified and contracts slightly within the pore structure, making it appear a lighter shade.

No, unlike some other blood bag temperature indicators, Blood Temp can be stored at ambient temperatures and activated only when needed.

The expiry date is provided for each batch of products supplied. You will find it on a label on each box together with the batch coding we use for traceability.

The activation window gives an immediate confirmation that the indicator is armed as it turns from yellow to green. If this doesn’t happen immediately, then fully re-squeeze the button between thumb and finger. The breach/indication window (white with a red border) is separate so that you can clearly see if there has been a breach of the 10°C/50°F temperature threshold. If no breach has occurred the window will remain white. It will turn blue if there is a breach.

A blue dye housed in a blister is held adjacent to a micro-porous membrane. Upon squeezing the activation button the dye comes out of the blister and into contact with the membrane. The temperature of the chilled blood bag solidifies the liquid, and thus unable to move through the membrane. If the temperature rises to or above the threshold temperature of 10°C/50°F, the dye changes to liquid form, moves through the membrane and indicates a breach when blue dye shows up in the indication window.

Any blue colouration of the indication window (partial or full) denotes a temperature breach of 10°C.

If stored under the correct conditions, this is highly unlikely to happen, but if it does, the built-in activation window lets you know it. If this happens, don’t use the indicator and select another. There is no need to contact us, as we ship 1 or 2 extra indicators per pack free of charge anyway.

Yes. Please contact us for the MSDS for further information. We only use food-grade oils and non-toxic colourants in our formulation.

In the unlikely event that the liquid leaks from the indicator and comes into contact with skin, simply wash with soap and water. If the liquid comes into contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

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