Following are meanings of storage conditions as per IP 96.
COLD: Any temperature not exceeding 8°C and usually between 2°C to 8°C. A refrigerator is a cold place in which the temperature is maintained thermostatically between 2°C to 8°C.
COOL: Any temperature between 8°C and 25°C. An article, for which storage in a cool place is directed may alternately, be stored in a refrigerator unless otherwise specified in the individual monograph.
ROOM TEMPERATURE: The temperature prevailing in a working area.
WARM: Any temperature between 30°C and 40°C.
EXCESSIVE HEAT: Any temperature above 40°C.
Light Resistant Containers: A light resistant container protect the content from the effect of actinic light by virtue of the specific properties of the material of which it is made.
Well Closed Container: A well closed container products the contents from contamination by extraneous liquid and from loss of the article under normal condition of handling, shipment, storage and distribution.
Tightly Closed Containers: A tightly closed container protects the contents from contamination by extraneous liquid and solids or Vapours from loss or deterioration of the article from effervescence, deliquescence or evaporation under normal condition of handling, shipment, storage and distribution