Store in a refrigerator (2°C-8°C). Keep away from the cooling element. Do not freeze.
Keep the vial in the outer carton in order to protect from light.
Protaphane must be protected from excessive heat and light.
After first opening or carried as a spare: Do not refrigerate.
Protaphane: The in-use shelf life is 4 weeks when stored below 30°C.
Protaphane Penfill: Do not refrigerate after opening or carried as spare. The in-use shelf life is 6 weeks when stored below 30°C.
Before use, check that the Penfill cartridge is intact (eg, no fissures). Do not use a Penfill cartridge if any damage is seen, or if there is a gap between the rubber stopper and the white label band.