FP - Cut (Fracture)

Classification 

  • A critical defect.

Identification 

This defect is a mechanical slash or slicing that goes into the package with a loss of hermatic integrity.

Causes 

  1. The pouch has contacted sharp edges of other pouches.
  2. The pouch has contacted burrs or sharp corners on equipment.
  3. The pouches were abused during on-line or post-process handling.