IDC® (Integrated Desiccant Closure)

IDC® (Integrated Desiccant Closure) represents the next generation of bottle closure systems with the potential to unify global healthcare packaging standards. IDC is designed for bottles which protect a huge variety of sensitive products that require safeguarding against humidity – these include various pharmaceutical medicines which risk being spoiled by exposure to moisture. IDC® 33 […]

Vials with integrated desiccant

Colorcon has developed two new vials integrating desiccant in the cap or at the bottom of the container. These active and ergonomic packaging solutions are ideal to protect test strips, dietary supplements and probiotics from moisture degradation, and eventually ensure their efficiency. This dedicated range of products is perfectly adapted to the specific needs for […]

Desiccant washers & inserts

Desiccant washers are integrated into pharmaceutical closures by efficiently snapping them into standard threaded caps. Washers can also be independent of the cap allowing for easy removal, as is the case for applications involving suspension drugs that require reconstitution. The desiccant integrated into the closure absorbs any headspace moisture as well as any moisture that […]

Plastic tubes & desiccant stoppers

Rigid plastic tubes & desiccant stoppers form the ideal package to protect drugs and nutraceuticals; particularly effervescent tablets, chewables or lozenges from moisture degradation and breakage, as well as contributing to brand equity. The packaging limits moisture ingress via proper control of MVTR (moisture vapor transmission rate), while simultaneously adsorbing moisture with desiccant stopper. Several […]