Soluble Insulin products: ambient stability during COVID-19

This page gives ambient stability information for soluble Insulin products during COVID-19.  Information here should be used in conjunction with our general advice.

Insulin soluble human 100units/ml solution for injection 10ml vials

  • Humulin S 100units/ml solution for injection 10ml vials (Eli Lilly and Company Ltd)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures for up to 28 days

  • Actrapid 100units/ml solution for injection 10ml vials (Novo Nordisk Ltd) 

Can be stored at ambient temperatures for up to 6 weeks

Insulin soluble human 100units/ml solution for injection 3ml cartridges

  • Humulin S 100units/ml solution for injection 3ml cartridges (Eli Lilly and Company Ltd)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures for up to 28 days

This page has been put together rapidly to help colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic; if you spot anything that’s wrong or needs improving report a concern.