Temperature Monitoring Equipment

Every storage unit must have a temperature monitoring device (TMD).

CDC requires a specific type of TMD called a "digital data logger" (DDL) for accurate temperature monitoring: 

  • Use a DDL with a detachable probe that best reflects vaccine temperatures (e.g., probe buffered with glycol, glass beads, sand, or Teflon®).

TMD

 

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CDC Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit, COVID-19 Addendum 


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