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Schreiner MediPharm: Labels Protect Liquid Meds

Wed, 2018-12-05 09:13
The company’s newest portfolio includes three novel protective labels at various safety levels that safeguard against UV and light.

Making a Plea for a Single Product Identifier

Tue, 2018-12-04 16:00
HDA’s response to FDA’s Draft on DSCSA Product Identifiers identifies lack of time to respond. GTIN or NDC identifier, human-readable expiration date format also pose concerns.

FDA Releases New Guidance for Stored Platelets

Tue, 2018-12-04 13:43
Replacing a 2016 guidance, the document includes storage and labeling guidelines as well as reporting instructions for manufacturing and labeling changes.

FDA Increases Effort to Fight AIDS

Tue, 2018-12-04 11:00
In support of PEPFAR, the agency announced a pilot program with WHO to expedite review of HIV drug applications.

Deitz: Easy-Clean Conveyors

Tue, 2018-12-04 09:26
Sanitary Pharmafill conveyors clean easily without disassembly, hiding the motor under a stainless-steel body.

Specialty Pharmacy Transitions to ‘Green’ Shipping Coolers

Mon, 2018-12-03 15:52
While focusing on patient safety, Diplomat Pharmacy moves to environmentally friendly coolers for its temperature-sensitive medication shipments.

FDA Approves Biosimilar, But it Comes with a Severe Label Warning

Mon, 2018-12-03 11:00
Truxima is the first FDA-approved biosimilar to Roche’s blockbuster drug for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Gerhard Schubert: lightline Packaging Series

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:34
The new lightline machine series is for manufacturers seeking to automate their standard packaging tasks with reduced format and packaging variants.

New Drug Uses DNA Rather Than Tumor Type to Treat Cancer

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:00
The FDA just approved Loxo Oncology’s Vitrakvi drug that treats cancer in an unconventional way.

Mettler Toledo: Safeline X34

Thu, 2018-11-29 13:48
X-ray inspection system performs component presence verification and contamination inspection in pharmaceutical products.

FDA Aims to Crack Down on Flavored Tobacco Products

Thu, 2018-11-29 11:00
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb released a statement on proposed action to reduce flavored tobacco use among teens.

3D Printing Part of an ‘Unparalleled Period of Invention’

Thu, 2018-11-29 10:20
3D printing technology applications come alive in applications ranging from developing packaging machinery to producing personalized medical devices to printing custom medications in a patient’s home.

Shippers Successfully Deliver Early-Stage Clinical Trial Samples

Wed, 2018-11-28 11:48
Celerion helps its pharmaceutical manufacturer clients safely and swiftly deliver products in environmentally friendly, temperature-sensitive shipping containers.

E-Skin Gives Robots a Human Touch

Wed, 2018-11-28 11:00
Stanford scientists have created an e-skin that mimics the structure of real skin to measure the direction of applied pressure in real time.

ProAmpac: QuadFlex Pouch

Wed, 2018-11-28 10:40
Package format offers applications in the personal care market and for secondary packaging where it could replace boxes for individually packaged cleaning/makeup removal wipes and pads.

Reporting Suspicious Orders to the DEA

Wed, 2018-11-28 00:42
A DEA Diversion Program Manager highlighted controlled substance order reporting and paperwork to keep on-hand.

New Implanted Organs Don’t Trigger Immune Response

Tue, 2018-11-27 11:00
Scientists have developed a new method for generating organs that uses native tissue that the body won’t reject.

Smurfit Kappa: Recyclable Pallet Top

Tue, 2018-11-27 06:21
TOPPSafe, made from Hexacomb, offers a light-weight, strong, and sustainable option to protect palletized products during transport and storage.

Health Care Job Forecast Provides Healthy Holiday News

Mon, 2018-11-26 15:58
The Knowledge Academy’s new report predicts this sector will create more than one million new jobs by 2026, though many Americans worry that robots will take their jobs.

Optima: ImmuFill Reagent Dispensing Machine

Mon, 2018-11-26 11:32
Equipment dispenses (ancillary) reagents into bottles, topping off the range of products for manufacturing and packaging complete ELISA test kits.