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Surface Hydrolytic Resistance Test or Delamination Quicktest / What are the Correct Criteria for Assessing the Risk of Glass Delamination? · Hladik B, Rupertus V · SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems, Mainz
The detachment of flakes from the inner surface of a glass container – also referred to as glass delamination – has been described as early as 1965 [ 1 ]. Yet, in 2010, the pharmaceutical industry witnessed the first major recall due to glass delamination resulting in excess of tens of million dollars for this sole incident. Once delamination is discovered in a commercial drug product, it is already too late and the only option left is the recall of the product. Since glass delamination can take years before it becomes visible, a recall will likely impact the product already in distribution ...