23. Full Plastics: Consequent Evolution in Pharmaceutical Biomanufacturing from Vial to Warehouse

  1. Dr. Ganapathy Subramanian
  1. Roland Wagner and
  2. Dethardt Müller

Published Online: 15 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527653096.ch23

Biopharmaceutical Production Technology, Volume 1 & Volume 2

Biopharmaceutical Production Technology, Volume 1 & Volume 2

How to Cite

Wagner, R. and Müller, D. (2012) Full Plastics: Consequent Evolution in Pharmaceutical Biomanufacturing from Vial to Warehouse, in Biopharmaceutical Production Technology, Volume 1 & Volume 2 (ed G. Subramanian), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527653096.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 44 Oaken Grove, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 6HH, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. Rentschler Biotechnologie GmbH, Erwin-Rentschler-Strasse 21, 88471 Laupheim, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527330294

Online ISBN: 9783527653096

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Keywords:

  • biopharmaceutical;
  • biomanufacturing;
  • plastic;
  • leachable;
  • extractable;
  • storage;
  • cultivation;
  • purification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Increased Demand, Reduced Volumes, and Maximum Flexibility–Driving Force to Plastic Devices

  • Plastic–The Flexible All-Round Replacer: From Material to Function

  • Pollution with Plastics: Leachables and Extractables

  • Plastics for Storage: Vial and Bag

  • Plastics for Cultivation: Flask, Tube, and Unstirred and Stirred Bioreactor

  • Plastics for Purification: Column and Membrane

  • Case Study: Comparability of Plastic Bag-Based Bioreactors in Cultivation Processes

  • Conclusions and Prospects

  • References