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BIODEGRADABLE PACKAGING FOR PHARMACEUTICALS

Twinkle Zala* and Hardi Joshi

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Pharmaceutical packaging is highly sophisticated since quality and safety issues are the most extreme need. Various materials are utilized for packaging in combination with more than one material as metals, glass, wood, paper or mash, plastic or composite. The wide usage of plastic packaging has caused concerns about the environmental problem in the world. The significant plastics which discover enormous packaging applications are High-Density Polyethylene (HDP), Polypropylene (PE), Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC), Polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC), Polyester, Polystyrene, etc. The continuous utilization of synthetic plastic in the form of wastes is raising general worldwide concerns and has a terrible effect on the earth. Biodegradable polymers are a particular kind of polymer that separates through the activity of normally occurring microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi, over a period of time result in natural by-products such as gases (CO2 and N2), water, biomass, and inorganic salts. Biodegradable pharmaceutical packaging materials are the protected materials for the earth which enclose the pharmaceutical item in any of the dosage forms.

Keywords: Pharmaceutical packaging, biodegradable polymer, eco-friendly materials, plastics.


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