This primer from leading medical device packaging supplier Steriliant LLC discusses package design considerations, sterilization options, package testing requirements and validation processes.
The conclusion? “Oftentimes, especially with companies working on their flagship product, the product is the star that gets top billing. Think of packaging as the supporting actor who steals a scene or two. Because packaging involves many design and testing aspects, it is best to start its development as soon as possible in the product’s development. Also, to avoid costly mistakes, make sure to work with experienced packaging professionals who know the appropriate testing procedures that meet requirements of the governing agency, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).”
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