Clariant Healthcare Packaging
Clariant Healthcare Packaging designs and manufactures controlled atmosphere packaging solutions that protect nutraceuticals -- including supplements, powders, effervescent tablets, and probiotics -- from humidity and oxygen to maintain product stability and shelf life. Products include desiccant canisters and packets; tubes and desiccant closures; Sorb-t®PHARMA desiccant bags for bulk packaging; EQius® humidity stabilizers; PharmaKeep® oxygen scavengers; Oxy-Guard® barrier bottles; Aroma-CAN® for masking odors; and Tri-Sorb® desiccant tablets for USP <671> packaging performance testing.
Clariant Healthcare Packaging is a global supplier with 5 production facilities located in Belen, NM USA; Romorantin, France; Cuddalore, India; Changshu, China; and Dongguan, China, offering Business Continuity Planning with the ability to produce products at multiple sites. Production capabilities include high capacity injection molding, extrusion blow molding, high speed desiccant filling and assembly, multi-lane form-fill-seal, and 6-color offset tube printing.
All sites follow the highest level of operational and regulatory excellence and maintain ISO 15378 GMP Certification for primary pharmaceutical packaging. Clariant maintains a secure supply chain including supplier audits and validations for all critical materials. Quality systems include batch-level traceability, multiple vision inspection stations, and sample retention program.
Product stewardship includes compliance with FDA (21 CFR), EU (No 10/2011 as amended to EU No 2017/752), USP <670>, and several other necessary certifications, and Clariant maintains a Drug Master File (DMF). Clariant desiccants are full compatible with market-available insertion equipment, and Clariant works with several equipment OEMs, providing full flexibility based on customer needs.
With full innovation and development capabilities, Clariant can work with customers to design customized solutions to address specific preservation challenges and packaging needs. Clariant offers full technical support, including Stablus® to simulate and model shelf life conditions based on product, packaging (considering passive barriers and active agents), and climatic parameters.
- ADP® Advanced Desiccant Polymer
- HAT® Handy Acive Tubes
- IDC® Integrated Desiccant Closure
- PharmaKeep® Oxygen Absorbers
- Oxy-Guard® Barrier Bottles
- 2-in-1 PAK®
- 2-in-1 CAN®