CO2 Safety Monitors for Dry Ice Vaccination
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CO2Meter, Inc. has partnered with a national pharmacy chain to keep their customers and employees safe from the potential hazardous effects for CO2 exposure from the dry ice that is keeping the COVID-19 vaccines cold.
The Pfizer vaccine must be shipped and stored near -80F for it to maintain its efficacy. To do so requires Pfizer, their shipping partners, and the administration facilities to use dry ice to maintain the very low temperatures. Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide and it sublimates at -78F. The sublimation of the dry ice turns the solid into a gas that can be hazardous to humans in elevated concentrations. Read the full article here.