The DISON Insulin Cooler is produced by the Zhengzhou Dison Electric Co. in Henan, China. The company produces different types of medical coolers.
The BC-170A is portable and supports DC 12V, AC110V~240V and takes a 7.4V battery. According to the company the battery will enable the insulin cooler to run for 12 hours without the use of household or vehicle power. The battery is rechargeable.
Like most portable coolers the DISON uses thermoelectric technology so there is no freon or liquids.
The cooler is designed to keep the internal temperature at 2-8 degrees Celsius or 35.6-46.4 degrees Fahrenheit under 25C ( 77F )ambient temperature and the manufacturer states that it will keep insulin safe for 30 days with an ambient temperature under 40C ( 104F ).
The cooler is designed to prevent it from freezing.
The digital temperature display can be changed from Celsius to Fahrenheit.
The internal refrigeration space is 170x46x18mm
External dimensions are 187x80x68mm
The insulin cooler’s net weight is 540g
7.4V rechargeable battery.
Customer reviews indicate that due to the small size of this cooler standard 10ml vials do not fit. Lantus pens will apparently fit, but Homolog pens will not.
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