UPM Raflatac

About UPM Raflatac

Numerous substrates present their own challenges for pharmaceutical label face materials and adhesives – from glass, PET and PVC to cardboard, polypropylene and squeezable LDPE, COC and COP. Small diameters and contoured surfaces make selection all the more critical. Conditions can be extreme, from steam sterilization to cryogenic storage. In many cases, label materials are classified as primary packaging materials due to indirect contact with the medicine through containers. Safe and stable label solutions are essential. 

UPM Raflatac draws on decades of research and development to engineer world-class label solutions for pharmaceutical primary, secondary and marketing packaging. Our dedicated materials also cover an exhaustive range of healthcare and laboratory needs for labeling test tubes, vials, autoinjectors, IV containers, blood bags, sterilization wraps and pouches, and more. Partnering with UPM Raflatac helps you meet the highest standards and performance needs In this challenging field.

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  • US
  • 2018
    On CPHI since
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Products from UPM Raflatac (3)

  • Cold and Cryogenic Labeling

    Product Cold and Cryogenic Labeling

    UPM Raflatac label materials based on the RP Cryo adhesive withstand cryopreservation conditions down to -321 °F (-196 °C), in both vapour phase and liquid nitrogen. The adhesive is extremely resistant to thermal shock, and provides a strong and enduring bond between the label face and PP plastic containers.&...
  • Hospital and Medical Device Sterilization Package Labeling

    Product Hospital and Medical Device Sterilization Package Labeling

    Self-adhesive labels are relied on to apply with complete ease and efficiency in countless scenarios. Why should sterilization wraps be any different? UPM Raflatac’s RP3H adhesive puts the ‘self-adhesive’ back into the label. It retains excellent adhesion in the steam, pressure, wetness and heat of the autocl...
  • Infusion Bottles, Bags and Hanger Labeling

    Product Infusion Bottles, Bags and Hanger Labeling

    Label materials for infusion bottles and bags need to be suitable for glass bottles or PP/PE plastic containers. In some cases, glass and plastic bottles may require hanger labeling. For information labeling of plastic infusion bottles and bags, our RP31 Purus adhesive is a migration-safe solution that offers...

UPM Raflatac Resources (1)

  • Brochure Labeling Solutions Brochure

    This brochure gives an overview of common pharmaceutical and healthcare applications and the UPM Raflatac label solutions that meet these various needs. Every pharmaceutical packaging and labeling solution must comply with strict industry regulations. UPM Raflatac pharmaceutical label materials meet or exceed the following regulatory and safety requirements:EMA (European Medicines Agency)/CVMP/205/04 Guideline on plastic immediate packaging materials 19 May 2005 FDA (Food and Drug Administration, USA) Guidance on Container Closure Systems for Packaging Human Drugs and Biologics (1999) Compliance with 1907/2006/EC (REACH) European food contact regulations; Food Framework Regulation 1935/2004,plastics regulated by EU 10/2011 FDA food contact compliance: FDA 21 CFR 175.105 and 175.125 for adhesives; FDA 21 CFR 176.170 and 176.180 for papersFalsified Medicines Directive (2011/62/EU