ISSN 2285-1364, ISSN CD-ROM 2285-5521, ISSN ONLINE 2285-1372, ISSN-L 2285-1364


Published in Scientific Bulletin. Series F. Biotechnologies, Vol. XXIII
Written by Denisa CIOTEA, Mona Elena POPA

Filling and packaging are very important processes in the pharmaceutical sector. Packaging is important as it provides protection of the dosage form, from the environment and keeps them safe until is opened by the customer. Environmental sustainability has to be also taken into account in this field. Pharmaceutical packaging materials should be eco-friendly. These materials are derived from natural resources, like plant or animal derived proteins, cellulose, starch etc. A type of primary packaging material is the capsule. It has the advantage that provide a slippery, smooth and a tasteless shell. This article is reviewing various aspects of eco-friendly pharmaceutical packaging materials, as: types of packaging materials like capsules as well as recent trends of pharmaceutical packaging in pharmaceutical market.

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