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BS 1679-8:1992 Containers for pharmaceutical dispensing Specification for glass and plastics containers for solid dosage forms, semi-solids and powders

BS 1679-8:1992

Containers for pharmaceutical dispensing Specification for glass and plastics containers for solid dosage forms, semi-solids and powders

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Standard number:BS 1679-8:1992
Pages:14
Released:1992-12-15
ISBN:0 580 21290 4
Status:Standard
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BS 1679-8:1992


This standard BS 1679-8:1992 Containers for pharmaceutical dispensing is classified in these ICS categories:
  • 55.100 Bottles. Pots. Jars
  • 11.120.99 Other standards related to pharmaceutics

This Part of BS 1679 specifies requirements for materials, construction, capacity, neck finish and performance for glass and plastics containers and their closures intended for dispensing solid dosage forms, semi-solids, powders and similar non-liquid pharmaceutical preparations.

Methods of test are included for light transmission, mechanical strength, resistance to bite forces and water vapour transmission.

No requirements are specified for shape or dimensions of containers for solid dosage forms and powders but the shape and proportions of containers for semi-solids are defined.


Requirements for resistance to bite forces and moisture vapour transmission requirements to the capacity of the container.