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SGS is an industry leader in container testing (USP, EP and JP), providing full pharmaceutical and medical device package testing for the drug industry.

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The safety and efficacy of any pharmaceutical product is inextricably linked to its packaging. Containers or container closures that do not meet the physical, chemical, or biological specifications of the major compendia will compromise the quality of the drug product itself. Our container testing services can help you to ensure the quality and protection of your drug products.

Why choose container testing from SGS?

Our pharmaceutical packaging tests include:

  • Identification
  • Limit tests
  • Impurities
  • Assays
  • Compendial container testing 
  • Classification
  • Biological tests
  • Physicochemical tests
  • Permeation
  • Extractable studies
  • Container/content interaction (in-use stability)
  • Extractables and leachables studies
  • Migration studies
  • Ash
  • Container closure integrity
  • Particulate matter
  • LAL

Comprehensive container testing services from a leading provider

As a world-leading provider of services to the pharmaceutical industry, we offer you unrivaled experience in container testing. With our global reach and extensive network of laboratories, we can help you to ensure the quality and protection of your drug products with fast results, a local service and global expertise.

To discuss your container testing requirements, contact us today.