TITLE

Laser coding pharmaceutical glass containers

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;Dec2009, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces the release of the laser coding pharmaceutical glass container for parenteral use in Saint Gallen, Switzerland. It notes that the laser coding process was developed and tested by a team of experts from the pharmaceutical industry, glass tubing production, and pharmaceutical packaging supplier. Result of the study shows that the laser coding technology is an effective means to counter drug counterfeiters and reduce the risks of mix-up syringes and batches.
ACCESSION #
47221317

 

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