Technical Specifications for Pharmaceutical Containers for Packaging

Types of Packaging System

  • Primary package system – made up of those package components & subcomponents that come into direct contact with the product, or those that may have a direct effect on the product shelf life.
  • Secondary or tertiary package system – includes cartons, corrugated shippers and pallets.

Packaging materials and closures:

  • Glass
  • Plastic
  • Metals
  • Paper and Board
  • Rubber
  • Cotton
  • Adhesives and Inks
  • Closures