Package Integrity IIR

Defects Package Type
Flexible PouchSemi-rigid and Rigid Plastic ContainerPlastic Can (Double-seam Metal End)Paperboard
Abrasion
Corner Dent
Crushed
Cut (Fracture)
Delamination
Double Seam Defects*
Flexcracks
Foreign Matter Inclusion
Gels
Hotfold
Label Foldover
Leaker
Leaker (Channel)
Leaker (Corner)
Leaker (Notch)
Leaker (Perforation)
Leaker (Pulltab)
Leaker (Seal)
Loose Flap or Ear
Malformed
Puncture (Pinhole)
Seal Defects (Blister)
Seal Defects (Blocked)
Seal Defects (Burnt)
Seal Defects (Compressed)
Seal Defects (Contaminated)
Seal Defects (Convolution/Embossing)
Seal Defects (Creep)
Seal Defects (Crooked)
Seal Defects (Incomplete)
Seal Defects (Misaligned/Deformed)
Seal Defects (Nonbonding/Weak)
Seal Defects (Plastic Lumps)
Seal Defects (Seal-width Variation)
Seal Defects (Stringy)
Seal Defects (Uneven Impression)
Seal Defects (Uneven Juncture)
Seal Defects (Wrinkle)
Swell (Swollen Package)
Waffling

Symbol 1A critical defect which provides evidence the loss of the hermetic seal and would be considered a potential public health problem.

Symbol 2A major defect which may result in the loss of the hermetic seal and thus become a potential public health problem.

Symbol 2A minor defect which have no adverse effect on the hermetic seal and thus would be of minor significance from a public health standpoint.