Desiccant bags are the cost-effective solution to upgrade your medication packaging to a complete desiccant system and ensure the stability of your medication.

Desiccant Sachets and Packets

Desiccant sachets and packets are a cost-effective solution to upgrade your medication packaging to a complete desiccant moisture management system and ensure the stability of your medication. Sanner’s proven desiccant sachet and packet solutions provide moisture control protection for medical devices or diagnostics as well pharmaceutical medication when used in their primary packaging.  

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Sanner AdPack®  - Cost-efficient, flat and soft

Sanner desiccant sachets and packets are designed to provide optimal protection to moisture-sensitive pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Desiccant pouches are also used to protect diagnostic products and medical devices from moisture. The flat and compact design of Sanner’s desiccant sachets and packets means they take up very little space within the product’s packaging. 

Sanner AdPack® desiccant packets from Sanner

The distinctive shape and labelling of our AdPack® desiccant sachets and packets prevent potential confusion with common medications, such as tablets or capsules, and helps to avoid accidental ingestion.  Our desiccant sachets and packets comply with the relevant U.S. FDA 21 CFR and EU guidelines for food compliance as well as United States Pharmacopeia USP <661.1> and <670> requirements. In addition, our AdPack® desiccant bags are listed in a Type III DMF submitted with the U.S. FDA.

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Excellent handling and low risk of migration with Sanner desiccant sachets and packets 

  • Packet produced with a flat lap seal, avoids any layers sticking out 
  • No overlapping seams that can get stuck in the line during filling and no dust to get stuck underneath the seal
  • Very good processing on existing filling lines
  • The desiccant sachets and packets are compatible with standard dosing systems and filling lines
  • Sanner AdPack® sachets or packets are highly permeable and provides excellent moisture absorption
  • Sanner desiccant sachets or packets are available as individual bags or on spools (on a reel)
  • Sanner AdPack® desiccants on a reel enable simple and clean separation during filling thanks to the hole punched between each desiccant bag. Filling tests show our hole punched sachet reels produce more reliable packet separation compared to those using optical markings, also allowing a clean cut to be achieved during the filling process

Active product protection with Sanner AdPack® desiccant sachets and packets made of Tyvek

Our Sanner AdPack® are constructed of Tyvek® which consists of millions of microfibers. These are connected to form a kind of mesh that allows water vapor to penetrate through the natural pores of the mesh structure. Once water vapor penetrates the sachet, it is adsorbed by the silica gel or molecular sieve providing enhanced moisture protection.

  • Sanner AdPack® desiccant sachets and packets are made of durable, tear-resistant Tyvek® material
  • The desiccant sachets and packets are virtually puncture-proof
  • The risk of desiccant leakage or product contamination during the filling process is extremely low
  • Tyvek® is a 100% HDPE, dust, and fiber-free material providing an excellent combination of durability and breathability







Find a selection of Sanner AdPack® desiccant sachets in our online product catalogue

Sanner - your specialist for effective product moisture protection using desiccant sachets and packets with medical devices, diagnostics and pharmaceutical primary packaging

All desiccant sachet and packet production processes at Sanner are designed to meet the requirements of the pharmaceutical industry. This includes not only GMP-compliant and ISO-certified production with 100% traceability, but also standardized Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) processes, single batch delivery, automated & in-process quality controls (IPC) and documented change controls. 

In addition, our pharmaceutical desiccant drop-in solutions comply with current market standards and meet all regulatory requirements. The Sanner Advance with Agility™ program offers predictive modeling for optimized product stability, custom or standard packaging solutions and unparalleled quality for efficient packaging operations.


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