Temperature sensor could help safeguard mRNA vaccines -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Temperature sensor could help safeguard mRNA vaccines

06.04.2021

Image: Two sample vials with an attached temperature sensor, the sensor on the right vial has turned blue; Copyright: Adapted from ACS Omega 2021

When the temperature of a glass vial containing simulated vaccine rises above -60 C for longer than 2 minutes, a blue dye in an adjacent tube diffuses into a white absorbent, leaving an irreversible color trace.

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Image: Sample vials with blue liquid in a rack; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf