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Thomas Clima-Tech Climate Controlled EMS Case

Clima-Tech is the first "portable climate controlled" case specifically designed for EMS.

Clima-Tech is designed by EMS professionals for use in extreme hot or cold conditions. Ensure proper temperature control for your drugs with the Clima-Tech Climate Controlled EMS Case.

The Clima-Tech offers:

  • Easier access to their stored products
  • Better utilization and organization of space
  • Higher level of security for pharmaceuticals
  • Superior product protection
  • Built within the durable housing of the Pelican #1560.


  • Maintains 30 degrees off ambient temperature
  • Automatically maintains +/- 1 degree from set temperature
  • Retractable extension handle/polyurethane wheels
  • External digital temperature display
  • Interior Dimensions : 14” x 13” x 6”
  • Includes 12 volt vehicle power supply
  • Mounting bracket included
  • Smart Sensor monitors temperatures both in and out of the case, simultaneously adjusting the heating/cooling profiles for best temperature regulation
  • Custom colors are available in desert tan, orange and black

NOTE: Clima-Tech no longer has a battery option.

Owners Manual for Clima-Tech with batteries, click here.
Owners Manual for Clima-Tech without batteries, click here.

Clima-Tech Climate Controlled EMS Case Studies

Alteration in prehospital drug concentration after thermal exposure.
Dustin L. Gammon, CCEMT-P, Shujun Su, PhD, Roger Huckfeldt, MD, Janet Jordan, MD, Robert Patterson, EMT-P, Phillip J. Finley, MS, Cindy Lowe, BS, CCRP

Medication Storage in the EMS Environment: Understanding the Science and Meeting the Standards.
By Lawrence H. Brown & James D. Campagna

Out-of-hospital medication storage temperatures: a review of the literature and directions for the future.
Lawrence H. Brown, EMT-P, Kurt Krumperman, MS, EMT-P Christopher J. Fullagar, MD, EMT-P

Effect of extreme temperatures on drugs for prehospital ACLS.
R. Bart Johansen, Nathan C. Schafer, MD, FACEP, Paul I. Brown, MT, ASCP

Thermal Stability of Prehospital Medications.
Valenzuela TD - Ann Emerg Med - 01-FEB-1989; 18(2): 173-6

Thermal degradation of injectable epinephrine.
Church WH, Hu SS, Henry AJ.

Environmental Temperature Variations Cause Degradations in Epinephrine Concentration and Biological Activity.
Terry A. Grant, MD, Robert G. Carroll, PhD, William H. Church, PhD, Anthony Henry, N. Heramba Prasad, MD, Abdel A. Abdel-Rahman, PhD, E. Jackson Allison Jr. MD, MPH

Drug Adulteration In Prehospital Emergency Medical Services
Robert C. Kellow, Carter L. Fergusen, JD, Wade N. Spruill, Jr.
October, 1994

"...the EMS industry has been unable to establish, control, monitor and guarantee the stability and efficacy of the drugs administered to the American public."

"...some 800,000 more Americans will receive some form of prehospital drug - the identity, strength, purity and efficacy of which cannot be established, maintained or assured. The EMS community must take immediate steps to eliminate this unacceptable public health problem."

"The Palmer study found that temperatures encountered in the prehospital setting are far more extreme than those required for safe drug storage. Further, excessive medication temperatures are sustained, disproportionate to their ambient environment ... drugs used in the prehospital setting are being chemically altered as a result of the unacclimatized storage conditions that are indigenous to the EMS setting."

"Individual storage requirements (of all pharmaceuticals) must be observed throughout the distribution of the article, i.e., beyond the time it leaves the manufacturer, up to and including its handling by the dispenser or seller of the article to the consumer."

"Unknown to most is the fact that pharmaceutical manufacturers will not warrant their products if they are stored under conditions other than those specified on the articles' container."

The question, therefore, is not whether drugs administered in the EMS environment are causing fatalities but whether they are failing to prevent fatalities."

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