Container Manager is a barcode ready module for the Matrix Gemini Sample Tracker software from Autoscribe Informatics, which allows full traceability and tracking of re-usable sample containers and samples through the production/laboratory/sampling process. All actions are audited providing improved traceability and accountability for enhanced compliance. Container Manager tracks the current location of all containers, the sample in each container and the user responsible.
The use of Container Manager prevents the wrong container being used for the wrong sample, as well as positively identifying the current sample content of a given container. This not only eliminates the potential dangers of the wrong testing being carried out on a sample, but also allows the positive identification of container contents if labels become damaged or lost.
Container Manager is fully configurable using Matrix Gemini’s powerful ‘One Time Configuration’ tools, with the option to include information such as maintenance dates and other customer specific fields. This flexibility of configuration makes it easy to extend the workflow(s) to, for example, manage the washing/cleaning and subsequent use of the container.
The module benefits from Matrix Gemini’s dual desktop and browser interface allowing users access to the system by their preferred method. Easy upgrade to full LIMS functionality with full protection of entered data is possible. Container Manager is delivered with a suite of reports including an audit report.