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October 05, 2020

Challenges with Stoppers for Transfer Devices

Coring, fragmentation, and stopper push-in are some of the common issues associated with rubber stoppers used with transfer devices (e.g., vial adapters). This is because they are punctured with spikes, which are significantly larger in diameter than needles, and are made from plastic materials.
Mary Tan

Mary Tan

Specialist, SA, Jurong


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