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Contract Organization Maintains Flexibility While Meeting EU FMD Requirements

Mon, 2019-02-25 13:00
With a range of product and packaging formats, U.K.-based contract packager Wasdell Packaging Ltd., part of the Wasdell Group, required a set of serialization systems to meet requirements.Training and contingency plans are also top priorities.

FDA Warns Against Fake Alzheimer’s Cures

Mon, 2019-02-25 11:00
The FDA condemns companies that claim their products can prevent, treat, delay, or even cure Alzheimer’s disease without proof.

SATO America: Healthcare Print-on-Demand

Mon, 2019-02-25 10:05
WS2 direct thermal desktop unit is billed as is the industry’s first disinfectant-ready printer.

Precise Packaging: Hand Sanitizer Formulations

Fri, 2019-02-22 11:45
Moisturizing ingredients can be added to a variety of hand sanitizer formats including liquid pump sprays, squeeze bottles, foaming solutions and aerosol sprays.

Baby Gripe Water Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Fri, 2019-02-22 07:00
The FDA recalled DG Baby Gripe Water sold at Dollar General stores because an “undissolved ingredient” creates a choking hazard.

Rockwell Automation: New Allen-Bradley Controller

Thu, 2019-02-21 13:09
CompactLogix 5480 controller combines Logix control and Windows-based computing in one platform to help steer operators to better production decisions.

New Device Extends ‘Golden Hour’ for Cardiac Arrest Patients

Thu, 2019-02-21 11:00
An Israeli physician has created a low-cost device that redirects blood to core organs to give cardiac arrest patients a better chance of survival.

Innovation, Personalization Power 3D-Printed Medical Device Market

Thu, 2019-02-21 10:09
Patient-specific implants manufactured based on CT and MRI scans provided by surgeons results in reduction of overall surgical cost, increasing the popularity of 3D-printed medical devices worldwide.

9 Tips to Prep for Labeling Inspections

Wed, 2019-02-20 19:27
Live from Pharma Packaging and Labeling East Coast 2019, a global labeling management head offers important considerations, from canned presentations to the pros and cons of pre-inspection requests.

Optima Life Science: COMEDCO Production System

Wed, 2019-02-20 16:10
The COMEDCO production system is for businesses to start manufacturing, assembling, and packaging transdermal patches (TDS) and oral dispersible films (ODF).

Cold Chain Management Connects Pharma to Food

Wed, 2019-02-20 12:07
Anthony Dellumo, Product Specialist at QProducts & Services, discusses thermal packaging needs in these two markets, and the booming e-commerce business and its cold chain implications.

FDA Says Not to Buy Young Blood Transfusions

Wed, 2019-02-20 11:00
The FDA officially says there is no clinical evidence that young blood transfusions do anything, and the procedure could be dangerous.

Trend Roundup: Pharmapack Europe

Wed, 2019-02-20 03:27
Pharmapack 2019, from conference sessions to the show floor, offered plenty of new perspectives in connected packaging, sustainability and more.

UPDATE: ‘Trojan Horse’ Drug is Working!

Tue, 2019-02-19 11:00
The ‘Trojan Horse’ drug has successfully treated six patients in Britain, all with different forms of cancer.

Supply Chain Issues Call for Track-and-Trace Technologies

Tue, 2019-02-19 09:45
New report forecasts nearly 19% CAGR for these solutions to improve security and drug traceability.

Some personal care products are both a drug and a cosmetic

Tue, 2019-02-19 09:03
Anti--dandruff shampoos, anticaries toothpaste, antiperspirant-deodorants, moisturizers, and make-up with SPF protection are just some of the personal care products with FDA Title 21 or 16 mandated regulations.

Healthcare Industry Cannot Ignore Environmental Impact

Tue, 2019-02-19 03:00
Recycling or reusing medical devices? It’s coming. A presentation at Pharmapack highlighted green guides and carbon footprint opportunities.

Vaccine Storage Basically Sucks

Mon, 2019-02-18 11:00
The federal government has standards for vaccine storage, but whether health care providers follow them is another story.

Register Now for OMAC PackML Training

Mon, 2019-02-18 10:49
Registration is open for the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) 2019 PackML Workshop (May 16; Chicago Marriott O’Hare), produced in partnership with PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

Banner Engineering: Imager-Based Barcode Readers

Mon, 2019-02-18 09:33
ABR Series imager-based barcode readers help to solve a wide range of challenging track-and-trace applications.