PY8020 - PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PY8020 - PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PY8020

PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVE:
• To provide the importance of packaging technology and its requirements in pharmaceutical products.

UNIT I

PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING

9

Introduction of packaging - classification of packaging - packaging essential requirements- functions of packaging - importance / significance of pharma packaging - main packaging materials - ideal package material properties.

UNIT II

PRIMARY PACKAGING MATERIAL

9

Glass containers- introduction - selection of glass as packaging materials for the pharmaceutical products - properties of glass - production of glass - types of glass - test for glass containers- advantages and disadvantages of glass containers. Metalscontainers- aluminium - aluminium foil - collapsible tubes and stainless steel. Polymers -and plastics- introduction toplastics - raw materials of plastics - types of plastics - resin identification code - plastics and packaging and testing of plastic containers.


UNIT III

SOLID DOSAGE FORM PACKAGING

9

Blister package- introduction to blister package - types of blisters - advantages and disadvantages of blister packaging - types of problems/ defects. Strip package- strip Packaging Process - packaging materials - child-resistant and multi-dose strip packaging.

UNIT IV

LIQUID FORMULATION AND STERILE PRODUCT PACKAGING

9

Liquid Formulation - Factors influencing selection of liquid filling machinery - balanced and unbalanced constant level filling – volumetric – gravimetric - level sensing - time fill - peristaltic and overflow liquid filling machinery. Sterile product packaging- various types of containers used for sterile products like ampoules – vials - bottles for I.V. fluid, etc. Types of closures used for the sterile products. Sterile product filling and sealing machinery i.e. ampoule filling and sealing machine.

UNIT V

QUALITY CONTROL AND REGULATIONS OF PACKAGING MATERIALS

9

Specifications–quality control tests–methods and evaluation of packaging of materials– stability of packaging materials–law and regulations governing packaging.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• Understand the various categories of packaging materials used in pharmaceutical industry.
• Chooseproperpackagingmaterialsfordifferentpharmaceuticaldosageforms.
• Understand the regulations of the packaging materials.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. D.A. Deak, E.R. Evans, I.H. Hall, “Pharmaceutical Packaging Technology”, TaylorandFrancis,2000.
2. Edward J. Bauer, Pharmaceutical Packaging Handbook. CRC Press, 2009.
3. S. Natarajan, M. Govindarajan, B. Kumar, “Fundamental of Packing Technology”, PHI Learning Pvt ltd., New Delhi, 2009.

REFERENCES:
1. Anonymous,“Quality Assurance of Pharmaceuticals:A Compendium of Guidelines and Related Materials”,2nd Edition, World Health Organization,2004.
2. U.K. Jain, D.C. Goupale, S. Nayak, “Pharmaceutical Packaging Technology”, 2nd ed., Pharma Med Press, Hyderabad, 2008.
3. Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy. 21st ed., 2005.
4. James Swarbrick, “Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology”, 4th ed., CRC Press, 2013.

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