Pre-Filled Syringe Components


Aptar Pharma is a global leader of elastomeric Plungers that are used by all the leading glass manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies for their Pre-Filled Syringes. Designed with optimized functional and chemical properties, our Plungers are part of our comprehensive range of high-quality PFS components, providing safe, complete solutions for your injectable developments.

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Best-in-Class Elastomeric Plungers, Trusted Worldwide

Pure quality formulations, with low Extractables and Leachables

Aptar Pharma Plungers offer the lowest levels of Extractables and Leachables, a result of our latex-free elastomeric formulations and quality of our raw materials. Thanks to our in-house expertise, we continue to develop innovative formulations offering a balance of both mechanical and physical properties with the fewest possible ingredients, ensuring the best results in terms of chemical inertness, ideal for our customers’ sensitive drugs.

Ensuring quality protection and performance for your injectable drug

Our Plungers are designed to guarantee effective performance and ensure patient safety. Our Plungers, combined with their associated finishings and packaging, deliver key functional requirements in terms of activation force, barrel seal integrity, gliding properties and chemical inertness.

All of our formulations are compliant with international standards, including USP, EP and ISO 8871(1). Our team of experts in our International Technical Center work with all the major glass manufacturers and leading pharmaceutical companies in order to design specific formulations to answer the increasingly demanding requirements of customers.

Premium Quality offering to accelerate and derisk your drug product development

Our state-of-the-art processes and back-up factories guarantee long-term security-of-supply. Aptar Pharma Plungers are designed to offer optimal contact conditions and precise mechanical performance during assembly and injection, to guarantee effective results and ensure patient safety.

Our Plungers can be delivered in different packaging and finishings options including Ready-to-Sterilize (RTS) as well as Ready-to-Use (RTU) or PremiumFill®, for improved quality processes, reducing contamination and compatibility issues.

Trusted by the worlds’ leading companies

We are a leading provider of elastomeric Plungers to all the leading glass manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies for their Pre-Filled Syringe systems. Our 50+ years of experience, scientific expertise and high quality standards provide customers with a wide range of trusted PFS component solutions as well as support services, including analytical testing, regulatory support and post launch support, for your drug development success.

Plunger Advantages

  • A Leading Provider Worldwide
  • Best-in-Class Formulations
  • Optimal Compatibility and Protection
  • Choose Your Quality Level
  • Customized Solutions

Aptar Pharma is a leading provider of Plungers worldwide

We are a leading provider of elastomeric Plungers to all the leading glass manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies worldwide for their Pre-Filled Syringe systems.

Our pure elastomeric formulations are best-in-class

Our latex-free proprietary rubber formulations offer optimized properties for PFS applications.

Our pure bromobutyl formulations limit drug interactions and are compatible with Steam and Gamma sterilization.

Our Plungers provide optimal compatibility and protection for PFS applications

Aptar Pharma provides a wide range of designs compliant with international standards, including USP, EP and ISO 8871(1), which combined with our high-quality formulation provide optimal compatibility and protection for your Pre-Filled Syringe applications.

Available in various quality level finishes to meet your requirements

Aptar Pharma Plungers are available Ready-to-Sterilize (RTS) and Ready-to-Use (RTU) and their quality can be enhanced with PremiumFill® quality and the PremiumVision™ process, providing various levels of particulate and critical defect reductions. Plungers are also available in PremiumCoat™, our ETFE film-coated range.

Customized solutions to answer your specific requirements

Aptar Pharma can support your specific development by customizing our solutions to answer your specific needs in terms of design, processability, system integration and regulatory.

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Contact our Aptar Pharma team of experts and discover how our market leading range of Plungers provides optimized protection and safety for your injectable drugs.


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