Choosing Labels for Injectable Packaging Types

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Choosing Labels for Injectable Packaging Types
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Maxime Ouellet, ing.

Choosing Labels for Injectable Packaging Types

Six questions to ask when labeling pre-filled syringes, vials, injection pens, cartridges and ampoules. In the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, there are strict regulations as well as demanding conditions that set high technical requirements for labels, particularly for those found on Injectables packaging types such as pre-filled syringes, pens, cartridges, vials, and ampoules. These small diameter containers pose multiple challenging requirements for labeling and require specialized label materials to ensure tight mandrel hold as well as extreme durability. One trend that is impacting the field of injectable packaging is fast-growing biologic medication, which typically requires cold chain storage. Biologic medication is increasingly being utilized for chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer´s and cancer. Vaccines also frequently require cold chain storage as low as -80°C. The label material should perform with the specific injectable packaging type and in the conditions it is exposed to during its lifecycle. It […]

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