ARE PLASTIC BOTTLES SAFE FOR PHARMACY?
Packaging is the most important step for any product, whether it is a consumer product, industrial product, or a pharmaceutical product. When it comes to packaging pharmacies, today, mainly plastic, aluminum, and glass are used. As glass and aluminum are expensive, then plastic jars are seen as the best packaging solution to control the price of the pharmaceuticals.
Today, plastic bottles or jars have become an integral part of the healthcare industry. These jars are widely used for packaging purposes. These bottles are preferred for solid oral formulations, liquid orals, and injections. These bottles are considered to be an excellent choice for packaging pediatric and geriatric drugs.
You may have heard and read that items packaged in plastic bottles react with the ingredients of the packaged product and make the item harmful for your health. So, you may be thinking why plastic bottles are used for packaging medicines. These bottles are not ordinary plastic bottles, but special plastic bottles made of polyethylene terephthalate. High quality and safety standards are taken into consideration while making these bottles. Plus, the bottles are tested to ensure they are non-carcinogenic, non-toxic, and biocompatible. Next these bottles have been approved by various agencies from all over the world, including World Health Organization.So, these bottles are completely reliable. The polyethylene terephthalate bottles, also referred to as PET are lightweight, strong, and clear. In addition to packaging medicines, these bottles are used for packaging water, soft drinks, hard drinks, and other beverages.
PET bottles are also environmentally friendly. These bottles are not biodegradable and are recyclable. We provide high-quality plastic pharmacy jars at most competitive prices.