Safeguarding Transit: Biosafety and Blood Transport Boxes

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Transport boxes are specifically designed shipping containers used for the shipment of materials over a period of time. They are useful in many sectors of society as they offer protection to the objects within, as well as keeping them in an orderly and perhaps temperature managed appose. Transport boxes play the main role of protecting the items during their transportation and most of the items require these boxes because they may be sensitive, reactive, or susceptible to rotting.
Transport boxes include containers of different shapes, sizes and materials which is designed to address unique needs. They can be simple in concept and construction while others are relatively complicated depending on the occupancy they are designed for; storage or transportation of biological samples. The primary purpose is to preserve the contents from adverse external environments, to avoid contact with any impurities or contamination and to meet the safety standards and regulatory requirements.
For this article, the discussion here is on transport boxes and more specifically biosafety boxes and blood transport boxes. Let us explore how they work, reviewing important aspects such as fundamental applications, main components, design factors, and core function of their use to guarantee the safe transportation of people and goods in different sectors. If you work in the logistics industry, focus on healthcare, or conduct research, you are bound to need transport boxes at some point, and this blog will come in handy with tips, guides, and more.

Types of Transport Boxes

Biosafety Boxes

Biosafety boxes are essential for transporting biological products that require stringent insulation and safety measures. These boxes are designed to ensure the safe handling and transportation of various biological samples, including pathogenic microorganisms, viruses, and blood. They meet specific regulatory requirements for the transport of infectious substances and help prevent contamination and exposure.

Blood Transport Boxes

Blood transport boxes are specifically designed to maintain the integrity and safety of blood and blood products during transit. These boxes are crucial in emergency situations, where maintaining the correct temperature and safe handling is vital.


What Do We Need to Consider?

  1. Materials
    The choice of materials is crucial for the durability and insulation properties of transport boxes. High-quality transport boxes often utilize robust materials like high-density polyethylene (HDPE) or other hard plastics for the exterior, providing strength and protection against physical damage. Inside, insulation materials such as polyurethane foam are used to maintain temperature stability.
  2. Security and Safety
    Security features are essential to prevent tampering and ensure the safe handling of transported materials. Key security features include tamper-evident seals, locks, and robust latching mechanisms.
  3. Temperature Control
    Maintaining the correct temperature is critical for the safe transport of biological materials and blood products. Advanced temperature control systems, including both cooling and heating capabilities, are often integrated to ensure consistent conditions.
  4. Portability
    Portability is a key design consideration, especially for emergency and field use. Transport boxes should be lightweight, compact, and easy to handle, without compromising on insulation or security.


Leading MSE PRO Transport Boxes 

MSE PRO™ Biosafety Transport Box

The MSE PRO™ Biosafety Transport Box is a top-tier solution for transporting biological materials safely. 

Key features include:

  • Real-Time Temperature Display: Allows constant monitoring of internal conditions.
  • Refrigeration and Temperature Control: Ensures sample consistency and integrity during transit.
  • Ease of Use: Simple operation and designed for repeated use.
  • Cold Chain Compliance: Meets the requirements for cold chain transportation and storage, needed for vaccines.
  • MultipleVolume Options: Available in sizes ranging from 6L to 55L to suit various needs.

This box is suitable for a wide range of biological samples, including those classified under UN2814, UN2900, and UN3373, ensuring safe and compliant transportation.


MSE PRO™ Blood Transport Box

The MSE PRO™ Blood Transport Box is engineered to provide optimal conditions for blood storage during transport.

Key features include:

  • Cooling and Heating Capabilities: Equipped with a fan that circulates conditioned air to maintain a uniform temperature.
  • Microcomputer-controlled Temperature Management: Uses semiconductor technology for precise temperature control.
  • Polyurethane Foam Insulation: Offers excellent thermal retention.
  • Efficient Refrigeration Element: Quickly reaches and maintains the desired temperature.
  • Multiple Power Supply Options: Can be powered via a 110V AC power source or a 12V car charger.
  • Multiple Volume Options: Available in 8L, 20L, and 30L sizes to accommodate different needs.

This transport box is compact and lightweight, enhancing portability and ensuring safe blood storage even in emergency transit scenarios.



Transport boxes such as Biosafety Transport boxes and Blood Transport boxes are essential for various health facilities to ensure that biological samples are safely transported without being contaminated. Both the MSE PRO™ Blood Transport Box and MSE PRO™ Biosafety Transport Box, distributed by MSE Supplies, represent the level of quality that is required in the safe transport of specimens in laboratory work, emergency transport and other special areas in medicine. The main functionalities include materials, security, temperature control and portability because, through these functions, these transport boxes maintain optimum protection of contents in the current medical and research practices.

If you are looking for reliable transport box solutions, Contact MSE Supplies today!

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