A package endures a broad range of physical conditions. Container qualification testing labs can simulate and evaluate a package’s response to: shock, vibration, and shock vibration testing, compression testing, climatic conditions such as: high temperature/low temperature testing, humidity, altitude, and much more.
The package test lab experts simulate the conditions your package will encounter in shipping and freight environments. These labs provide the following package testing and package integrity testing services: Package testing to ASTM D4169, "Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems"; Package testing to ASTM D6551/D6551M, "Standard Practice for Accelerated Weathering of Pressure-Sensitive Tapes by Xenon-Arc Exposure Apparatus"; Package testing to ASTM C165, "Standard Test Method for Measuring Compressive Properties of Thermal Insulations"; Package testing to FED-STD-101C, Test Procedures for Packaging Materials; ISTA testing, Projects 1 through 3, 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, and military standards; Package vibration and shock testing; Packaging drop testing and incline impact testing; Conformance to the International Safe Transit Association or ISTA package testing, Class 1000; Package testing fixture design and fabrication on-site; Walk-in size environmental chambers available for preconditioning of test items; Materials testing to other package testing standards and quality programs; Product packaging testing for your industry.
There are a number of USP, EP, JP and FDA compendia procedures designed to ensure that the container composition and functionality is appropriate for pharmaceutical products in various phases. Pharma Product Testing service providers utilizes these compendia methods, as well as client-supplied procedures for container analysis, including: Permeation Testing; Extractables Testing; Functionality Testing; Identification Testing.