DIN58345 medicine storage standard

DIN 13277 (replaces DIN 58345)

Since September 2007, the DIN 58345 standard applied to „pharmaceutcal refrigerators“. This standard was replaced in May 2022 by DIN 13277 „Refrigerators and freezers for laboratory and medical use“. Most of our pharmaceutcal refrigerators meet all these requirements, which include th Kirsch and Gram refrigerators:

  • Operating temperature from +2 °C to +8 °C
  • Ambient temperature at the place of installaton from +10 °C to +35 °C
  • Easy to clean and disinfect interior
  • The support surfaces able to withstand an evenly spread load of 100kg/m2
  • Lockable doors
  • Power failure alarm for minimum of 12 hours
  • Visual and audible warning signal in case of temperature variatons
  • Potental-free contact for forwarding alarms
  • Safety device to prevent the pharmaceutcals cooling below +2 °C

Refrigerators for use in pharmacies, hospitals and doctors' practices must meet high requirements for the storage of medicines. That is why Liebherr medicine refrigerators in accordance with DIN 58345 have numerous functions and equipment features to store high-quality preparations and temperature-sensitive medicines in the best possible way. The electronics enable precise temperature control and, in combination with the efficient insulation and dynamic cooling system, ensure optimum storage conditions. Integrated optical and acoustic alarm systems warn of unwanted temperature deviations. Liebherr refrigerators provide the security and consistency that counts when storing medicines: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Safety in accordance with DIN 58345 All Liebherr devices for the storage of medicines comply with the DIN standard “Medicine refrigerators DIN 58345”. This ensures that the devices are especially suitable for the storage of medicines and offer a high degree of safety for the responsible user.

The following refrigerators are designed according to DIN58345 standard



DIN 58345 includes the following basic requirements:


  • Compliance with an operating temperature of +2 °C to +8 °C
  • Can be used in ambient temperatures from +10 °C to +35 °C
  • Noise emission of less than 60 dB(A)
  • Optical and acoustic warning device for a high and low temperature alarm
  • Preparation for recording the operating temperature
  • Visual and audible alarm in case of power failure for at least 12 hours (power failure alarm)
  • Safety thermostat to prevent temperatures below +2 °C
  • Mechanical load capacity of the built-in elements of min. 100 kg/m²
  • lockable door


All HapoH medicine refrigerators of the Liebherr MKv line comply with the DIN58345 standard and have the following important properties: