Medical glass bottles-basic knowledge of ampoules

2021-05-28 15:24

    1. What is an ampoule?


    Ampoule, a sealed vial made of high-quality thin glass, is often used to store drugs for injection, vaccines, serum, etc. The most common is medical, and the medicines used for intravenous drips are usually ampoules.

    2.What are the specifications of ampoules?

    Ampoule specifications are 1ml, 2ml, 5ml, 7ml, 10ml, 20ml, 25ml. Ampoules are small glass containers used to hold liquid medicine. The capacity is generally 1-25ml. It is often used for injection liquids and also for the packaging of oral liquids.

    3. How many types of ampoules are there? What's the difference?

    Recurve-necked ampoules and straight-necked ampoules. Recurve ampoules have a break point, which means that if you find a break point, you can open it with your hands. The straight-necked ampoules have no easy break points, which means that if you want to open the straight-necked ampoules, you must use a device or a grinding wheel. However, straight-necked ampoules have been basically eliminated in clinical practice.

    4. Quality requirements for ampoules:

    (1) Ampoule glass should be colorless and transparent;

    (2) Small expansion coefficient and good heat resistance;

    (3) It must have sufficient physical strength to withstand the higher pressure difference generated during autoclaving;

    (4) High chemical stability, does not change the pH value of the solution;

    (5) Low melting point, easy to melt and seal;

    (6) No bubbles, pits and sand particles.