Breakage resistant just in case
Significantly tougher: In cartridges with chemically strengthened glass, life-saving medication is safely stored and ready for application when needed.
There are times when the packaging used with a drug has to function perfectly. The movie hero James Bond experienced this in ”Casino Royale,” when his martini was neither stirred nor shaken, but rather poisoned. He only had a few seconds to inject a life-saving medication into his carotid artery. Bond survived, thanks to an injection pen that was immediately ready for use and his co-star, Vesper Lynd, who miraculously recognized within only fragments of a second where the missing cable was on the defibrillator.
Even if this is Hollywood, the example shows that there are in fact situations in which break-resistant packaging can make the difference between winning and losing. Sometimes, even between life and death. This is true when break-resistant packaging is used in areas of war and natural disaster where the conditions are harsh. ”Pharmaceutical companies are also extremely interested in having break-resistant cartridges for storing drugs that are particularly expensive or highly toxic,” explains SCHOTT Product Manager Andrea Wesp. Toxic medications? ”Yes, especially for treating cancer,” Wesp explains. ”Here, the highest safety precautions must be taken to protect employees on the production lines during the manufacture and packaging of these substances. The same applies during transportation of the drug and when administering it to the patient.”
”With SCHOTT Cartridges BR, expensive or toxic drugs can be processed,
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