Table 7

Production costs of the two drug delivery containers (€)

Production Function Phases

Open containers

Closed containers


Supplies, preparation and administration costs *

2.98

3.00

Waste management*

0.185

0.0185

Storage management

No difference

Transportation to departments

Flat rate


* the calculation is based on one dose of NaCl solution 100 ml

Tarricone et al. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2010 8:8   doi:10.1186/1478-7547-8-8

Open Data