The IATA Temperature Control Regulations (TCR) is based on the requirements of the of the IATA Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR) manual – an industry recognized standard for the efficient and adequate shipping of time and temperature sensitive goods.
This new edition came about as a result of the pharmaceutical industry requiring a standalone healthcare regulation. It replicates the chapter dealing with the packaging, labelling, handling of pharmaceutical products and mainly the chapter on healthcare logistics (PCR Chapter 17).
The IATA Temperature Control Regulations (TCR) is a comprehensive guide designed to enable stakeholders involved in the transport and handling of pharmaceutical product to safely meet the requirements. This new manual only includes sections which are relevant to the transport of temperature sensitive healthcare products.