According to SFDA requirement for pharmaceutical stores, temperature mapping for storage area, cold room and vehicle must be done at least once in winter and once in Summer. In addition, this was not only required by SFDA but most of international Authorities mentioned that in their regulation e.g. EU, MHRA, USFDA and WHO.
The benefit of Temperature Mapping is to document the temperature variation and qualifies temperature. This can include but is not limited
The temperature mapping exercise is expected to collect the following information:
Temperature mapping and equipment qualification are mandatory for other industries For example:
where blood bags and medicines are stored and incubators, freezers and refrigerators (WHO Guideline for blood establishment)
Storage areas, cold rooms, freezers and vehicles ( ATP Agreement)