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Blister Pack

A form of packaging for small retail goods that forms fitted bubbles of plastic or aluminum around the individual products. For example, a blister pack forms a plastic cover over the individual pills in a box of medicine. Blister packs and similar packaging have been criticized for wastefulness, particularly because plastic is not biodegradable.
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Blister packs will remain the top-selling primary medication container in the developed world as drug makers focus on improving the compliance and aesthetic properties of packaging systems.
The thermoformed or cold-formed blister packs are preferred by pharmaceutical manufacturers for packaging over-the-counter capsules, tablets, and caplets, as well as for samples of prescription drugs.
It is extensively used by the packaging industry to produce disposable containers from blister packs for pharmaceuticals and electronics to microwavable food trays.
On the basis of packaging type: - Plastic Bottles - Blister Packs - Labels & Accessories - Caps & Closures - Medical Specialty Bags - Dropper Bottles - Temperature Controlled Packaging - Vials - Medication Tubes - Containers - Others - Each packaging type is described in detail in the report with revenue forecasts for each type.
Blister packs comprise a base layer, made either of plastic or aluminum, with cavities or a formable web known as blisters.
The FDA continues to request that the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry uses packaging that makes tampering as difficult to get away with as possible, and blister packs have emerged as a popular solution to compliance.
The drugs, which had been prescribed to the householder, are 28, 40mg small yellow tablets, contained in two blister packs.
1,2) With applications for powders, liquids, tablets, capsules, creams and gels, it encompasses blister packs, strips, tubes, aerosols, sachets, glass and plastic bottles, prefilled syringes, injector pens and inhaler cans, and is generally considered to be more sophisticated than packaging for any other industry sector because of the consequences of failure.
Fleksotisk Logar prints self-adhesive labels and blister packs for the pharmaceutical sector; Sorex also prints self-adhesive labels, as well as shrink sleeves and wraparound labels.
5 ASK your pharmacist about putting your pills into blister packs marked with days of the week.
Applications: Packaging, including disposable items and blister packs.