E01 Cold rooms/freezer rooms and related equipment performance specifications and verification protocols
The following performance specifications and verification protocols for E01 category Cold rooms/freezer rooms and related equipment were approved by the PQS Steering Group on 14 September 2007. With this approval, all E01 suppliers for cold rooms/freezer rooms and related equipment that are listed in the PIS 2000 edition are subjected to a new review based on PQS procedures as described in the E01 Guideline for manufacturers of cold rooms and freezer rooms (WHO/PQS/E01/GUIDE.1.2). Deadline for submission of dossiers for prequalification is set as 31 March 2008. If WHO does not receive a dossier for a PIS listed E01 supplier before this date, the supplier will automatically be disqualified and will no longer be recommended. E01 section of the PIS will also be shut down on 31 March 2008. Effective 14 September 2007, all new applications for prequalification of suppliers for cold rooms/freezer rooms and related equipment must follow PQS procedures.