A Guide To Choose Appropriate Blister Packaging

Blister packaging, also known as unit-dose packaging is very acceptable in the pharmaceutical industry for some of the benefits that it offers. To make it more feasible it is important to choose the right type of unit dose blister bind that works best for the drug product. 

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Packaging options depend on several factors, such as how it will continue product and intensity of oxygen and moisture resistance is required. This type of product is also the main factors that determine the choice. Mainly categorized as a blister pack – cold formable and thermoformable. Both have been classified as per material they use.


In this type of packaging products that are packed with aluminum pressed to make the case for the tablet/capsule which is then laminated with plastic as a base. 

Although aluminum is resistant to many external elements and also has a high mechanical resistance, but unlike these metals have a tendency to damage the other material and creating cracks. 

But including of plastic with aluminum together adjust this problem. Pack type is opaque, it is ideal for products that have a need to be protected from light.


The packaging of thermoformable packaging is used which can be converted into any shape, even though they do not provide much resistance to external elements (such as light) as a cold-formable compress because they are transparent. 

For products that do not need a lot of protection from light, maybe the ideal choice because it offers broad possibilities for creating a unique form coupled to showcase products.