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dc.contributor.authorRamakanth D.-
dc.contributor.authorSingh S.-
dc.contributor.authorMaji, Pradip K.-
dc.contributor.authorLee Y.S.-
dc.contributor.authorGaikwad, Kirtiraj K.-
dc.identifier.citationEnvironmental Chemistry Letters, 19(5): 3597-3608-
dc.description.abstractThe outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 global pandemic (COVID-19) has affected billions of lives, posing critical challenges to the healthcare system, vaccine manufacturers, packaging scientists, and daily public activity. Biotechnological advances have allowed to create rapidly vaccines, yet the success of an efficient immunization mainly depends on the safe and timely delivery of vaccines. In particular, packaging plays a crucial role in protecting, preserving, transporting, and distributing vaccines. Here, we review advanced packaging for distribution and storage of COVID-19 vaccines, with focus on innovative hybrid packaging materials, cyclic olefin polymers with nanolayer glass, and vials for vaccines. We present vaccine packaging, auto-disable syringes, stoppers, and closures. We discuss the chronology of the packaging system, and the labeling of the vaccine packages, with emphasis on bar codes, quick response codes, vaccine vial monitors, anti-counterfeiting and traceability measures. © 2021, The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG.-
dc.publisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH-
dc.relation.ispartofEnvironmental Chemistry Letters-
dc.titleAdvanced packaging for distribution and storage of COVID-19 vaccines: a review-
dc.affiliationRamakanth, D., Department of Polymer and Process Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667, India-
dc.affiliationSingh, S., Department of Food Engineering, Institute of Food Science & Technology, VCSG Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry, Majri grant, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248140, India-
dc.affiliationMaji, P.K., Department of Polymer and Process Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667, India-
dc.affiliationLee, Y.S., Department of Packaging, Yonsei University, Wonju, Gangwon-do 220-710, South Korea-
dc.affiliationGaikwad, K.K., Department of Paper Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667, India-
dc.description.fundingAuthor Dakuri Ramakanth would like to thank the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD), Government of India, for providing financial support to carry out this research work. Ministry of Education, India, MoE-
dc.description.correspondingauthorLee, Y.S.; Department of Packaging, South Korea; email: Gaikwad, K.K.; Department of Paper Technology, India; email:
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