Blow-fill-seal (BFS) technologies use a polymer material to form the container. BFS is widely used for packaging of single-dose pharmaceuticals, but has yet to be introduced for vaccines. The BFS manufacturing process can accommodate the filling of multiple containers into a single strip with a flexible detachment point, allowing for the easy separation of each unit-dose container at the point of delivery.
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Publication date: February 2018
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