English Abstract

Regulations for Rubber Closures for Pharmaceutical Container Usage

Hiroaki NAKANO
Medical Rubber Business Unit, Asia; Hybrid Rubber Products HQ; Sumitomo Rubber Industries, LTD., Kakogawa-shi, Hyogo, Japan
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2021),94(6),192-197 General Review in Japanese

Rubber materials are frequently used as closures for containers, because of their good sealing properties. As for such closures intended to be used for containers for medical agent, there are regulations regarding protection, compatibility, safety, and functionality. This article briefly describes such regulations of Japanese pharmacopoeia and related information of other pharmacopoeia and ISO standards.

Keywords: Rubber Closures, Pharmaceutical Container, Pharmacopoeia