Blood Products Advisory Committee Meeting

December 11-12, 2003


Friday, December 12, 2003




Committee Updates


Freezing and Storage Temperatures for Source Plasma and Fresh Frozen Plasma


1.Proposed Rule: Docket No. 2003N-0211, Federal Register: July 30, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 146) Revisions to Labeling and Storage Requirements for Blood and Blood Components, Including Source Plasma.

2. Swisher, Scott N. Rev. ed. of: Clinical practice of blood transfusion. Blood preparation and administration, pp.241- Churchill Livingstone Inc. 1989.

3. Kotitschke R, Morafeld F, et al. Stability of fresh frozen plasma: Results of 36-month Storage at 20 C. 30 C and 40 . Infusion Therapy and transfusion Medicine 200;27:174-180.