Refrigerator Labels

Durable labels designed to withstand cold temperatures

Protect your critical information with our Refrigerator Labels, designed to withstand temperatures as low as -40°C (-40°F) while maintaining clear legibility and strong adhesion. Engineered for reliability and fully customizable, these labels are the essential solution for healthcare, laboratories, pharmaceuticals, and more.

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Refrigerator labels are a vital tool in maintaining the clarity and integrity of important information in cold environments like laboratories, healthcare facilities, and pharmaceutical storage. Specially designed to withstand low temperatures without losing adhesion or becoming brittle, these labels are indispensable for ensuring the legibility of crucial data on stored items. From labeling clinical specimens and medications in healthcare settings to managing samples and reagents in research laboratories, our refrigerator labels, made from durable, moisture-resistant materials, ensure that critical information is preserved. They are perfect for pharmaceuticals and biotechnology applications, where precise temperature control and clear identification are essential. Choose our refrigerator labels for assurance in the accuracy and safety of your cold storage labeling needs.

  • Temperature Resistance: Refrigerator labels are designed to withstand low temperatures commonly found in refrigerators without losing adherence or becoming brittle.
  • Moisture Resistance: Labels are moisture-resistant to prevent smudging or disintegration due to condensation or exposure to humidity in cold storage environments.
  • Adhesive Compatibility: Labels feature adhesives that maintain their bonding strength even in cold temperatures and won't leave residue when removed.
  • Legibility: Refrigerator labels allow for clear and precise printing of information, including text, barcodes, and QR codes, for item identification and tracking.
  • Low-Temp-Safe Inks: Labels use inks and printing methods that are specifically formulated to resist freezing temperatures, ensuring printed information remains intact.
  • Material Choices: Refrigerator labels can be made from materials suitable for cold storage environments, such as freezer-grade paper, vinyl, or polyester.
  • Adhesive Type: Users may have the option to choose from different adhesive types, including permanent adhesives or removable adhesives, depending on their specific labeling needs.
  • Color and Finish: Labels may come in different colors and finishes (e.g. matte or glossy) to accommodate specific labeling requirements, including color-coding or aesthetic preferences.
  • Barcode and QR Code Printing: Refrigerator labels can offer the option to print barcodes, QR codes, or other data matrix codes for inventory management and tracking purposes.
  • Custom Printing: Customers can often order custom-printed refrigerator labels with specific information, such as product names, expiration dates, or item identification.
  • Variable Data Printing: Labels can be customized with variable data printing, allowing for unique information on each label, such as batch numbers, dates, or serial numbers.
  • Print Method Compatibility: We can make refrigerator labels that are compatible with direct thermal printers, thermal transfer printers, laser printers, and inkjet printers.
  • Label Size and Shape: Refrigerator labels may come in various sizes and shapes to accommodate different labeling needs and surfaces.
  • Food Storage: Refrigerator labels are commonly used in homes and commercial kitchens to label food items with dates, contents, and storage instructions to prevent food waste and ensure food safety.
  • Healthcare: Hospitals and healthcare facilities use refrigerator labels to label medications, vaccines, blood samples, and specimens stored in refrigerators and cold storage units for patient safety and regulatory compliance.
  • Pharmaceutical Storage: Pharmaceutical companies and pharmacies use refrigerator labels to label medications and vaccines that require cold storage, ensuring proper storage and dispensing.
  • Laboratories: Research laboratories and medical laboratories use refrigerator labels to label samples, reagents, chemicals, and biological materials stored in refrigerators and freezers for easy identification and traceability.
  • Biobanking: Biobanks use refrigerator labels to label and track frozen biological samples, including DNA, tissues, and cells, with detailed information for research and clinical purposes.
  • Manufacturing and Quality Control: Manufacturing facilities use refrigerator labels to label and track components, materials, and products stored in cold storage areas for quality control and inventory management.

1. What are refrigerator labels?

Refrigerator labels are adhesive labels designed specifically for use in cold environments, such as refrigerators and freezers. They are used to label and identify items that require cold storage, ensuring the labels remain intact and legible at low temperatures.

2. Why are refrigerator labels necessary?

Regular labels may not adhere properly or may become brittle and fall off at low temperatures. Refrigerator labels are made with materials and adhesives that maintain their integrity and adhesion in cold conditions.

3. What temperature range can refrigerator labels withstand?

These labels are typically designed to withstand temperatures as low as -40°C (-40°F), though the range can vary depending on the specific product. Always check the label specifications for the exact temperature range.

4. Are refrigerator labels resistant to moisture and humidity?

Yes, they are designed to be moisture-resistant, ensuring they don’t peel off or smudge in humid environments, which is common in cold storage.

5. What materials are used to make refrigerator labels?

They are often made from durable materials like polyester, vinyl, or other synthetics that remain flexible at low temperatures. The adhesives are formulated to be effective in cold environments.

6. Can refrigerator labels be used in both refrigerators and freezers?

Most refrigerator labels are suitable for both refrigerators and freezers, but it’s important to check the specific temperature range and conditions the label is designed for.

7. How do I choose the right refrigerator label for my needs?

Consider the temperature range of your storage environment, the type of surface the label will be applied to, and any exposure to moisture or humidity.

8. Can refrigerator labels be customized and printed on?

We offer customizable options for refrigerator labels, including size, shape, color, and printability. Ensure any printing method used is also suitable for cold environments.

9. How should refrigerator labels be applied?

For optimal adhesion, apply them to clean, dry surfaces. It’s also advisable to let the label acclimate to the cold temperature after application before putting it under heavy use.

10. Are there specific regulatory standards for refrigerator labels in medical or food industries?

In industries like healthcare or food service, there may be regulatory standards governing labeling in cold environments. It's important to choose labels that comply with these regulations.

Why Choose CleanMark

Quality, Customization, and Speed at Your Service


Expert Guidance

Get the perfect label solution with advice from our team. We’re here to help every step of the way.


Custom Solutions

Drawing on extensive experience and diverse material options, we create labels that are tailor-made for you.


Seamless Integration

Set up your labels quickly and easily. They’re designed to fit right into your printing and application systems.


Swift Production

Need labels fast? Count on us for quick 4-day delivery, even for complex orders.


Adaptive Scalability

Your business changes, and so can your labels. We can easily adjust designs and production as you grow.

Why Choose CleanMark

Quality, Customization, and Speed at Your Service

Precision in Every Dimension

Our Label Design Process Focuses On 3 Key Areas


We assess and select the optimal adhesive to ensure reliable bonding and removal suited to a range of substrates and application scenarios.


Our design process involves optimizing release and peel values for seamless integration with both manual and machine applied label processes.


We ensure compatibility with your printing systems and application conditions so that your labels remain legible over time.


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Refrigerator Labels

Evaluate our label samples in your environment to assess their performance under your specific conditions. This will help you feel sure about choosing the right labels for your needs. We have many kinds of labels and can send you samples quickly to help you decide.

Additional Cold Storage Label Options


Freezer Labels Freezer grade labels suitable for normal frozen storage conditions between 0°C to -40°C

Dry Ice

Our dry ice labels are for usage in ultra-low temperature laboratory freezers -40 °C to -80 °C.


Cryogenic labels are most ideal for liquid nitrogen environments (-196 °C).


Cryogenic labels are most ideal for liquid nitrogen environments (-196 °C).

What Our Customers Say


"The CleanMark team was informative about the different materials and print processes. They were able to quickly get me samples to test as well as pre-production proofs to verify label size, orientation and color. They fulfilled on their promise to decrease my delivery time while improving print quality."

Ernie Schrepfer

Associate Director of Quality at Access Biologicals