BD considers stoppers a component of a whole system that ensures by design closure integrity, effective mechanical properties and reduced risk of chemical or drug interaction. We offer comprehensive mechanical and analytical data to help secure drug registration and shorten time to market; a cross-functional platform to flexibly support new customer needs; and an optimized, adaptable global supply chain network with dual sourcing.
BD plunger stoppers for biologic drugs
BD offers a portfolio of plunger stoppers including the BD FluroTec®ˆ 4023/50 Plunger Stopper and BD SCF™ PremiumCoat™* 1mlL Plunger Stopper.
The BD SCF™FluroTec® 4023/50 Plunger Stopper is film coated only on the drug surface contact area1. When combined with BD Visioguard™ Vision Inspected Stopper, the BD SCF™ FluroTec® 4023/50 BD Visioguard™ also allows fully automated visual inspection for fewer visible defects2.
The BD SCF™ PremiumCoat™* Plunger Stopper features a bromobutyl rubber formulation (6720GC)3 and incorporates a fluropolymer coating - Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE)3. The quality of these stoppers** is verified, in part, using BD Visioguard™ 100% camera inspection to help reduce the risk of foreign matter contaminationμ4.
BD plunger stoppers for acute care
Our FM257 stopper features good functionality and a low extractable level with reliable volume supply and cost effectiveness. Our FM457 stopper features good functionality and processability, and a low extractable level.1
BD plunger for vaccines and heparins
Our FM257 stopper features good functionality and a low extractable level with reliable volume supply.1
*PremiumCoat is a trademark of Aptar Pharma
**BD FluroTec® 4023/50 is offered with and without BD Visioguard™ 100% camera inspection
ˆFluroTec® is a trademark of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
µDamaged coating, ribs damage, removable and non-removable visible particles >1mm²