Leaflet – Packaging material standard test procedure

Leaflet Testing Procedure :

The leaflets are made from maplitho paper, tissues paper, Bible paper, opaque paper. The leaflets are printed by web offset printing process. After printing process it goes in folding department for folding in its varies size. They are used for pack insert in carton. Varies colours of paper or ink can be used for identification. Patient information leaflet for human medicines is a document provided along with medicine or over-the counter medication to provide additional information about that drug. Patient information leaflets are leaflets containing specific information about medical conditions, doses, side effects that packed with medicines to give the user information about the product.

  • Description:
    • Acceptance Criteria:_______ colour,  maplitho paper having printed text matter with black colour.
  • Text matter: Compare text matter of sample with approved artwork.
    • Acceptance criteria: Text matter should be as per approved artwork
  • Dimension : Measure dimensions with calibrated measuring scale.
    • Acceptance criteria:
    • Tolerance for Length : _______ ± 2 mm
    • Tolerance for Height : _______ ± 2 mm
  • Grammage : Cut the sample in 10 cm x 10 cm piece or suitable measured scale, weigh it and calculate the Grammage with following formula,       

                      Weight of 10 cm x 10 cm piece in gm

Grammage = ————————————————– x 10000

                                Total area of piece in cm2

  • Acceptance criteria: Not less than 50 gsm.