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Technology Flip off caps (or Snap off)
 
Protection strategy Product integrity
Type Overt feature
System Anti-reusing/Anti-refilling : Sealing
Medium Primary packaging (on vials)
Authentication/Identificaton Authentication
Traceability No
Cost around 0.06 us dollars
Required equipment none
Vertification level Physicians or nurses in charge of administering the product
N.B. Pharma-comb void: two-layered label with integrated covert inscriptions to help prevent illegal re-use of vials
Description A plastic cap is sealed on the top of the vial to protect the septa. Flip top vial caps are easily “flipped” off to expose the underlying aluminum seal and the rubber stopper or septa. The cap can be hinged to the collard or attached by breakpoints.
 
Strengths Product integrity;
Product protection;
Tamper evidence;

 
Limitations Cap can be re-glued or easily mimicked;
 
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