Australia – Medicine packaging definitions for sponsors

Packaging terms are important to know to ensure sponsors and manufacturers are following the rules when labelling their medicines. Therapeutic goods legislation, GS1 General Specifications, PIC/s guide to GMP and ISO 21067-1:2016 all refer to terms for medicine packaging, but the terms don’t always align.

The following is a helpful guide for manufacturers and sponsors to help navigate packaging terms across the industry in order to meet regulatory requirements…