Importance of Medical Packaging Standards

Whether characterizing material properties, simulating the end use, or recording quality assurance data for regulatory bodies, industry leaders in medical packaging rely on international standards for testing their products before going to market. Our own Elayne Schneebacher (now Gordonov), talks with Plastics Engineering about the value of maintaining high standards throughout the entire quality testing process.

 "The integrity of medical packaging is often evaluated with equal attention and rigor as the medical device itself, and should not be considered secondary to the device when it comes to qualification testing. Ultimately, the packaging is a vessel for the drug, device, or product and needs to contain and protect what is inside."

 Read the full article and her recommendations.

Plastics Engineering 

Originally posted on August 27, 2015 , Updated On March 23, 2021