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Inner Strength

Glass has established itself over the years as the most commonly- used primary packaging material for injectable drugs. And yet new drugs and sophisticated production processes such as lyophilisation have given birth to new challenges that high-quality glass containers must face. Florence Buscke at SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging looks into how their geometries and special coatings help to make them stronger and minimise the risk of breakage, but also improve temperature transfer during the lyophilisation process.