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Flashcards in Packaging Deck (9):
1

Why is the primary pack the most important?

Because it has direct contact with the drug

2

QC is only performed on the final pack-product combination. True or false?

False - on all the packs used for intermediate products too

3

Product-pack suitability is a "one time" test, usually performed at the stage of packaging development. True or false?

True

4

The product packaging material must guarantee the physical protection and prevent mechanical damages to the medicine e.g. cracks. True or false?

False - it should guarantee

5

The pack material in contact with the formulation should be inert. True or false?

False - it must be inert

6

Type I glass is the most inert glass and the best pharmaceutical grade. True or false?

True

7

Plastic is impermeable to gas. True or false?

False - it is a gas permeable material

8

What are the main advantages of laminates combining aluminium and plastic?

Mechanical strength
Light protection
Moisture protection

9

What are the disadvantages of using paper in packaging?

Poor transparency
Moisture sensitive
No barrier properties against moisture, gases or odours