Pharmaceutical Packaging

5 ECTS (Lectures: 45 hours, Lab: 15 hours)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Janez Kerč
Prof. dr. Stane Srčič

Syllabus outline

The function of packaging: design, development and product shelf-life
Regulatory aspects of pharmaceutical packaging
Specifications and quality control of containers and materials for packaging
Primary and secondary packaging
Selection and design of packaging
Packaging for solid dosage forms
Packaging for semi-dosage forms
Packaging for liquid dosage forms
Packaging for sterile dosage forms
Foils, films and laminates
Metallic materials
Caps and closure systems
Technological procedures for manufacture of packaging 
Printing and design
Packaging equipment