FedEx® Healthcare Priority

Temperature-controlled Shipping

  • Temperature-controlled Shipping

Temperature-controlled Shipping

FedEx Healthcare Priority offers a portfolio of refrigerated, frozen and perishable shipping solutions for moving your medical shipments in a safe, temperature-controlled environment.

Please select your shipment’s appropriate temperature range:

  • FedEx<sup><small>®</small></sup> Cold Shipping Package

FedEx® Cold Shipping Package

  • Choose from three sizes – Small, Medium and Large
  • No gel packs or dry ice
  • Standard duration unit or Extended duration unit offers temperature control for up to 48 or 96 hours, depending on the external temperature

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FedEx® Cold Shipping Package

Our cold shipping package is a patented, temperature-controlled system for shipping sensitive products. It replaces the need for ice packs, freezers, and pre-freezing.

Features of service:

  • Constant temperature: 2°C to 8°C cold environment
  • Box sizes: 5 sizes ranging from 1.3L to 6.5L
  • Duration: Keep shipments cool up to 48 hours* with our standard unit (available in all sizes) or up to 96 hours* with our extended duration unit (available in the medium and large sizes)
  • Light weight: Relative to dry ice or gel packs, you'll pay less to ship the unit itself
  • Hassle-free preparation: Simply press a button to start the unit right before you pack it
  • Infectious and non-infectious substance compliance: For all infectious substances, you must use inner packaging that meets IATA Packing Instruction 650 for UN 3373
* Actual cooling duration varies depending on external temperatures.

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  • FedEx<sup><small>®</small></sup> Deep Frozen Shipping Solution

FedEx® Deep Frozen Shipping Solution

  • Dry vapor technology enables up to 10 days of holding time at -150°C
  • Eliminates the need for insulated boxes and dry ice

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  • Deep Frozen

FedEx® Deep Frozen Shipping Solution

Unlike dry ice, which is classified as hazardous, the easy-to-use liquid nitrogen dry vapour technology eliminates the shipping and handling challenges associated with a dangerous goods classification. It also eliminates the re-icing required with dry ice shipments, and you don't need to buy your own packaging or equipment. The technology offers a safe and cost-effective way to ship high-value, temperature-sensitive clinical samples, medicines, and biomaterials.

Features of service:

  • Cryogenic: At -150°C or below
  • Box sizes: choice of containers that can hold up to 75 2ml or 500 2ml vials
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Uses non-hazardous, pre-charged, and recyclable liquid nitrogen dry vapor technology
  • Advanced preparation and re-icing are not required
  • Packaging, equipment or training for special handling is not required

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