Plastic primary packaging materials

This guidelines applies to human and veterinary medicines.

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Published 19/05/2005
Effective from 01/12/2005
Keywords Plastic, immediate packaging, active substance, finished product
Description This document covers the specific requirements for plastic immediate packaging materials for active substances or medicinal products. It is not intended to outline general requirements also applicable to other types of packaging materials or to properties of the container closure system, e.g. performance. Elastomeres and natural and synthetic rubber are not within the scope of this guideline.

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