We provide long term studies to determine the suitability of a packaging system for a specific product.

This testing is used to mimic real life storage conditions and enables you to:

  • Evaluate glass containers from different vendors / glass formulations / post formation treatments
  • Predict¬†surface durability to determine the suitability of a given glass container for a specific product and storage conditions

Packaging suitability testing leadership and expertise

Our experts have a wealth of experience in assisting the pharmaceutical industry with their glass packaging requirements

We have developed a range of technical service packages that conform to USP 1660 to help our customers assess any potential risk. These come alongside our other accredited in-depth analytical services.

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There are two tiers to this package

Basic

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  • Composition by XRF
  • Water and drug product subject to same conditions
  • Storage at agreed temperature for agreed timespan to simulate real-life conditions
  • Analysis at set intervals
    (1 time point)
  • Visual inspection
  • Optical inspection
  • SEM analysis of inner surface
  • ICP analysis of extractables
  • SEM analysis of any particulate generated
  • Titration / pH
    Dependent on simulant solution
  • Report
  • Interpretation and opinion
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Comprehensive

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  • Composition by XRF
  • Water and drug product subject to same conditions
  • Storage at agreed temperature for agreed timespan to simulate real-life conditions
  • Analysis at set intervals
    (4 time points)
  • Visual inspection
  • Optical inspection
  • SEM analysis of inner surface
  • ICP analysis of extractables
  • SEM analysis of any particulate generated
  • Titration / pH
    Dependent on simulant solution
  • Report
  • Interpretation and opinion
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