Pharmaceutical packaging materials are materials used to manufacture packaging containers, packaging and transportation to meet the requirements of product packaging used, it namely including plastic, glass, and other major packaging materials. Understanding and mastering the types, properties and uses of packaging materials, and the reasonable selection of packaging materials is one of the important conditions for packaging design.
Glass packaging containers are molten glass material by blowing, mold molding made of a transparent container. Glass packaging containers are mainly used for packaging liquid and solid drugs.
Plastic packaging containers are made of plastic raw materials by molding and processing, used for packaging goods containers.
The choice of materials is very important in the packaging design, if the selection of materials is not appropriate, it will bring unnecessary losses to the enterprise. The choice of packaging materials should be based on the characteristics of the product itself to decide, and to scientific, economic and environmental protection as the basic principle.
Packaging materials should be able to effectively protect the product, so it should have a certain strength, toughness and flexibility, etc.
According to the different requirements of the product packaging, packaging materials should have a certain barrier to moisture, water vapor, gas, heat, etc.
The toxicity of the packaging material itself should be small, so as not to pollute the product and affect human health; packaging materials should be non-corrosive, in order to protect product safety.
Packaging materials should be widely available, easy to take, low cost, after the use of packaging materials and packaging containers should be easy to handle, not to pollute the environment, so as not to cause public harm.