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Technology Glued end flaps
 
Protection strategy Product integrity
Type Overt feature
System Anti-reusing/Anti-refilling : Sealing
Medium Secondary packaging (card box)
Authentication/Identificaton Authentication
Traceability No
Cost Price on request
Required equipment none
Vertification level Pharmacist;User
N.B.
Description The flaps of a box are glued together. It requires aggressive glue, often “hot-melt” adhesive that requires heat to start the adhesion process.
 
Strengths Product integrity;
Product protection;
Tamper evidence;
 
Limitations Can be opened and reglued with minimal visible evidence (with a razor for example);
Repackaging for parallel trade (between European countries for example): need to open (and change it in most cases) the box;
 
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