Child resistant packaging

International standards exist for both reclosable and non-reclosable packaging and marketing authorisation holders are required to demonstrate compliance with these standards as part of their marketing authorisation or variation application.

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Link retrieved/verified on: 02/03/2016

Organisation: MHRA Visit this organisation's home page

Organisation type: Government organisation

Charge for usage of this resource: None - free

Main area addressed by this resource: Alternative pack formats, Compliance, Consumers, Regulations & standards, Safety

Information type: Website information pages, Downloadable PDF, Regulation, Standard

Geographical scope: UK

Level of detail: Detailed


Packaging types: All, Blister packs, Ampoules, Bottles, Closures, Containers, Dispensers

Product/sector focus: Pharmaceutical

Design topics: How design affects functionality

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Compliance: Standards, Testing

Audience: Designers, Manufacturers, Those who spec packaging


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