Release 4 HL7 v3 Code System ContainerCap

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: N/AExternal Use Context: Any

This code system ( is defined as part of HL7 v3. Related FHIR content: ContainerCap.


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Title:v3 Code System ContainerCap

The type of cap associated with a container

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.26 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Release Date: 2018-08-12

1(_MedicationCap) Abstract  Cap types for medication containers
2  CHILD ChildProof A cap designed to be difficult to open for children. Generally requires multiple simultaneous actions (e.g. squeeze and twist) to open. Used for products that may be dangerous if ingested or overdosed by children.
2  EASY EasyOpen A cap designed to be easily removed. For products intended to be opened by persons with limited strength or dexterity.
1FILM Film A non-reactive plastic film covering over the opening of a container.
1FOIL Foil A foil covering (type of foil not specified) over the opening of a container
1PUSH Push Cap A non-threaded cap that forms a tight-fitting closure on a container by pushing the fitted end into the conatiner opening
1SCR Screw Cap A threaded cap that is screwed onto the opening of a container