Storage Conditions

Q1 Scientific offers state of the art environmentally controlled and monitored storage facilities across the full range of temperatures and humidities.

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Q1Scientific will help you develop a biological sample management strategy, organize your portfolio and secure your inventory. Our quality operations offer complete short-term and long-term storage solutions. We store, at multiple temperatures, any biological sample in various phases of clinical trial testing, in addition to tissue and many other sample types listed on this page.

ICH Conditions

Q1 Scientific offers stability storage for all key ICH climatic zones; suitable for long term, intermediate and accelerated stability trials.

We offer a choice of shared or exclusive walk-in rooms and reach-in cabinets at these ICH conditions:

40°C ±2°C / 75% RH ±5% RH

Accelerated trial conditions for climatic zones 1 – 4

30°C ±2°C / 65% RH ±5% RH

Intermediate and long term trial conditions for climatic zones I, II, III and IVa

30°C ±2°C / 75% RH ±5% RH

Long term trial conditions for climatic zone IV b only

25°C ±2°C / 60% RH ±5% RH

Long term trial conditions for climatic zones I and II

30°C ±2°C / 35% RH ±5% RH

Long term trial conditions for climatic zones III

5°C ± 3°C

Long term trial conditions for cold stored products


Ultra Low

Biological and Clinical Trial Samples, DNA, RNA, Urine, Serum, Plasma. Legal and pathology samples

Refrigerated, Freezer, Ultra Low Temperature

Q1 Scientific offers controlled storage at:
5°C ± 3°C
Refrigerated storage suitable for long term stability testing for cold stored products; storage of API; retain and reference samples

–20°C ± 5°C
Freezer storage for biological samples, API

–80°C ± 10°C
Ultra Low temperature storage for biological samples

R&D Custom Conditions

Q1 Scientific can provide custom controlled temperature and humidity for initial development work as requested.

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