Glass Ampoules Testing

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Glass Ampoules Testing

Ampoules are packaging materials for storing pharmaceutical products until they are administered to the patient. A breaking force test is carried out on ampoules with a predetermined breaking point, such as a ceramic ring, at the constriction.

What are the application requirements mentioned in ISO 9187?

Acceptable test forces range from 80 to 100 N depending on ampoule capacity (1 to 30 ml)

  • 10 mm per minute test speed is required
  • Machine force rating of at least 200 N (40 lbf)