The physical and informational material that contains and/or accompanies a marketed or investigational therapeutic agent once it is fully prepared for release to patients and/or subjects in a clinical study.
Similarly, California's efforts at reducing waste by establishing a statewide Source Reduction and Packaging Policy Committee were derailed when industry representatives on the committee vetoed all of its proposed actions.
The introduction of re-closable retort packaging offers an all-in-one serve, seal and store design that can improve the flavour of the product, reduce storage space, extend the product shelf life, and even reduce production and shipping costs.
Such highly layered films are still only a small factor in the market, but they're driving down the cost of packaging for some commodity medical products like glove packaging, where the package usually costs more than the product it contains.
In view of the cost of a complete semiconductor product, expense on packaging accounts for 5 to 25 percentage of market price of one semiconductor unit; however, as technology advances, the proportion of packaging cost to the whole cost becomes higher.