Closing the Cold Chain

A Seamless Journey From Transport to Storage

With 40 years of experience innovating redundant bio transport, Tobin Scientific has applied its technologies and best practices to the storage, monitoring and documentation in its new biorepository facility.

Biorepository Overview

Announcing our new bio storage repository for clinical research, cryogenic and biological specimen storage.

Biorepository Specifications

  • Environmental Monitoring System

    IQ / OQ Validated

    cGMP / cGLP Compliant

    Wireless System

    NIST traceable calibrations

    Redundant paths of Alarm notification to ensure contact of an event

    Can be accessed remotely, even from a Smart Phone

  • Electrical System

    110 volt and 220 volt service readily available.

    Backed up by dual generators with automatic transfer for zero downtime.

    Each generator can supply enough amperage to run the Biorepository on its own, including the A/C system and supporting computers.

  • Generators

    Provides Redundant Power

    Instantly switches between utility power and the 2 redundant generators

  • Automatic Transfer Switch

    Automatically identifies a utility power failure and switches to the next generator

    Eliminates potential for human error

    Second Automatic Transfer Switch controls the dual generators for a seamless transfer of power between each

  • HVAC Control System

    Maintains optimum operating temperature for freezers and ambient product, year round.

    Power is backed up by dual generators.

    Emergency air exhaust in event of excessive heat build up.

  • Dock

    Dedicated dock used only by the Biorepository

  • LN2 freezers

    LN2 tanks are supplied for back up

    Oxygen sensors keep personnel safe

    Electrical backup

  • Back-up Fridge / Freezer units

    Freezer units available inside the Biorepository to provide back up for each type of freezer in the Biorepository.

    Back-up units are maintained at temperature in case of emergency transfer of samples

    Refrigerators / freezers include, -20c Freezers,
    -80c Freezers, +4c Refrigerator

  • Emergency Backup Team

    Personnel are available 24/7 to respond quickly to any problems that may occur

    Each employee is trained in proper emergency procedures

  • Facility Features

    Temperature controlled

    Enclosed area with secured access.

    Video monitored for immediate and archival documentation

    Onsite bio repository manager

Our success is built on chain of custody, four stage redundant power and a three way notifications system.

Utility power is backed up by a redundant generator, which is in turn backed up with a second redundant generator, ensuring that power is never interrupted. Combined with our onsite, patent pending redundant generator trailers, we are the only repository to offer four sources of electricity to support any emergency or contingency plan.

Our monitoring and notification system is built with redundant paths out of our facility, with communications via email, phone and SMS

Our fleet of mobile repository redundant generator trailers, with patent pending technologies, make us the only provider who can seamlessly move running chambers, full of product, over long or short distances, from your lab to our biorepository, while monitoring and documenting temperature graphs for auditing and compliance. While other services are required to transfer to dry ice, our system eliminates all transfer of risk, as biological substances never leave a temp controlled and monitored freezer. It also ensures no commingling of samples.

With four decades of experience in innovating the way life science moves, we offer the unparalleled expertise, education and guidance required to protect the life’s work of preeminent researchers, and to ensure the investments in the future made by leading life science research and pharmaceutical organizations.


Our 24/7 emergency response team and customized trailer units provide a mobile repository option for any contingency, ranging from:

• Power outages
• Inclement weather
• Scheduled events
• Routine maintenance of cold rooms
• Construction build outs
• Need for additional capacity.

Our mobile repository can be stored onsite at the customer’s location, or transported and unloaded into the Tobin Scientific repository.

Schedule your emergency response and contingency consultation today.