St. Gallen (Switzerland), January 21, 2009 / b3c newswire / - SCHOTT forma vitrum offers a complete syringe package with all components and full documentation ready-to-deliver from stock.

With the new “Sterile Standard Syringe Set” SCHOTT forma vitrum, St. Gallen, offers its customers a complete package, that includes a forma 3s ® syringe and all necessary syringe components as well as a complete documentation for lab tests of the products. “We want to make it quick and easy for our customers to get prefillable glass syringes for sampling purposes,” explains Bernhard Elsener, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing.


The main advantages for the customers are: quick lead times – goods will leave the factory three weeks after they have been ordered; a full set, including forma 3s ® syringe barrels, sterilized state-of-the-art plungers, tip caps and plunger rods; and a full documentation. The syringe barrels are produced at the SCHOTT forma vitrum site in Switzerland. The documentation folder includes packaging related information necessary to register a product at the local authorities.


SCHOTT forma vitrum offers two different sizes and four different plunger configurations in sample size quantities. Production volumes will also be available from stock.
“We believe that we are the first supplier worldwide to provide a fully commissioned syringe set including lab test data from stock,“ says Elsener. “The big advantage for our customers is a reduced time-to-market for launching new products.”


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SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging is one of the world’s leading suppliers of parenteral packaging for the pharmaceutical industry. More than 500 production lines in 12 production sites worldwide produce 7 billion syringes, vials, ampoules, cartridges and special articles made of tubing glass or polymer. Excellent raw materials, state-of-the-art manufacturing, the use of the latest technologies and continuous research and development enable the company to develop innovative product solutions that meet the high demands of its customers. The back-up possibilities offered by production sites situated all over the world provide flexibility, reliability and security to its partners. All production sites of the Business Segment SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging operate in a GMP environment and the products comply with the international standards USP, EP and JP.

SCHOTT is an international technology group that sees its core purpose as the lasting improvement of living and working conditions. To this end, the company has been developing special materials, components and systems for 125 years. The main areas of focus are the household appliances industry, pharmaceuticals, solar energy, electronics, optics and the automotive industry. The SCHOTT Group is present in close proximity to its customers with production and sales companies in all its major markets. The Group’s approximately 17,300 employees generated worldwide sales of approximately 2.2 billion Euros in the fiscal year 2007/2008. The company's technological and economic expertise is closely linked with its social and ecological responsibility. The SCHOTT AG is an affiliate of the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung (Foundation).




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