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Drug Packaging MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Tree Number(s)
E05.916.320
J01.576.655.750.321
J01.576.761.300
Unique ID
D004349
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004349
Annotation
includes containers, packaging methods, packaging materials; IM; DRUG LABELING is also available
Scope Note
Containers, packaging, and packaging materials for drugs and BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS. These include those in ampule, capsule, tablet, solution or other forms. Packaging includes immediate-containers, secondary-containers, and cartons. In the United States, such packaging is controlled under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act which also stipulates requirements for tamper-resistance and child-resistance. Similar laws govern use elsewhere. (From Code of Federal Regulations, 21 CFR 1 Section 210, 1993) DRUG LABELING is also available.
Entry Term(s)
Drug Containers
Drug Containers and Closures
Packaging, Drug
NLM Classification #
QV 825
Previous Indexing
Drug Industry (1966-1967)
Pharmacy (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
78; was DRUG CONTAINERS AND CLOSURES 1968-77
Online Note
use DRUG PACKAGING to search DRUG CONTAINERS AND CLOSURES 1968-77
History Note
78; was DRUG CONTAINERS AND CLOSURES 1968-77
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/10
Drug Packaging Preferred
Drug Containers and Closures Narrower
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