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Technology Shrink wrap
 
Protection strategy Product integrity
Type Overt feature
System Anti-reusing/Anti-refilling : Sealing
Medium Secondary packaging
Authentication/Identificaton Authentication
Traceability No
Cost Price on request
Required equipment none
Vertification level Pharmacist;User
N.B.
Description The entire package is wrapped in translucent polyethene film, which is then shrunk down onto the pack using mild heating. The wrap often incorporates a secure tear tape for opening. Both shrink wrap and tear wrap can be secured with covert and overt feature
 
Strengths Product integrity;
Product protection;
Tamper evidence if combined with secured features;
 
Limitations Easily replaceable: need to add security features on the shrink wrap and/or the tear wrap (e.g. microtaggants, microtext, security inks, holograms etc..);
 
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