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FDA Supplements its Efforts

Mon, 2019-02-18 08:44
One of FDA’s goals is to see to it that consumers can trust dietary supplements. Its recent actions against companies making false claims is one step in that direction.

UK Wants 50% of Metered Dose Inhalers Recycled… By 2020

Mon, 2019-02-18 03:50
A speaker at Pharmapack Europe found a lofty goal in a UK document about reducing F-gases. Do the device manufacturers know about it?

Gore: Silicone-Free Plunger

Mon, 2019-02-18 03:07
ImproJect Plungers eliminate the need for silicone as a lubricant in pre-filled syringes. Used with bare-glass (non-siliconized) barrels, silicone-free plungers are designed to offer consistent delivery performance over time.

BD: Glass Pre-Fillable Syringe for Hyaluronic Acid and IV Drugs

Fri, 2019-02-15 13:37
Hylok is designed for secure and safe administration of hyaluronic acid and intravenous drugs.

Schreiner MediPharm: NFC-Label for Autoinjector

Fri, 2019-02-15 12:59
Stored information about the medication is transmitted to the SmartPilot and is recorded via the autoinjector. The resulting connected device is designed to enhance the safety of patients and assist them in the self-administration of medicines.

Pharmapack 2019 Highlights Connected Devices, Adherence Packaging

Fri, 2019-02-15 12:12
Connected devices offer unprecedented promise in the ability to improve patient adherence as well as track product storage conditions and link patients with the healthcare ecosystem.

Made-to-Order Kidneys May Soon Be a Thing

Fri, 2019-02-15 07:00
A team of researchers in Japan successfully turned a few donor stem cells into functioning kidneys in rats.

Vision 2025 Tackles the Future of Workforce Preparedness

Thu, 2019-02-14 15:28
More than 140 packaging and processing professionals from operations and engineering, including CPGs, contract packagers and OEMs, discussed challenges and solutions to the workforce issue at PACK EXPO International 2018.

Pied Piper Brain Tumor Device Receives FDA Breakthrough Status

Thu, 2019-02-14 11:00
A promising new device that lures brain tumor cells out of the patient is on the fast track to FDA approval.

The Shift from Hospitals to Home Care Continues to Shape Packaging

Wed, 2019-02-13 13:08
The future role of patient adherence tracking, flexible packaging options and sustainability continue to challenge the healthcare industry.

E-Commerce and Beyond—Packaging’s Role in the Omnichannel Supply Chain

Wed, 2019-02-13 12:40
In case you missed it: catch up on the fourth in a series of e-commerce coverage for the packaging industry.

Need Insulin? Just Swallow a Pill!

Wed, 2019-02-13 11:00
Researchers at MIT are working on a new insulin delivery method that consists of swallowing a tiny injection device.

First Warning Letter Issued Under DSCSA

Tue, 2019-02-12 16:27
FDA sends McKesson a warning, highlighting issues with illegitimate product notification, quarantining and record-keeping.

Environmental Reporting Gains Priority for Pharmaceutical Industry

Tue, 2019-02-12 11:58
During Pharmapack Europe 2019, Lorax Compliance COO Michelle Carvell urged the pharmaceutical industry to prioritize its environmental reporting obligations for packaging or risk high financial penalties.

Albertsons Companies Makes Environmental Switch for Pharmacy Shipments

Tue, 2019-02-12 11:25
Food and drug retailer to begin using paper-based containers for its temperature-sensitive shipments in late February, with the goal of diverting up to 75,000 lb of packaging from landfills every year.

Demand For Long-Acting Birth Control Surged After Trump’s Election

Tue, 2019-02-12 11:00
A new study shows that in the 30 days after Trump’s election, America experienced an increase in demand for birth control.

Personal care items often lack tamper evident features

Mon, 2019-02-11 14:58
A new white paper, “Personal Care Industry Trends,” from PMMI Business Intelligence, finds consumers are not demanding T.E. bands, and CPGs are reluctant to add cost.

Marijuana May Inhibit Growth of Colon Cancer

Mon, 2019-02-11 11:00
Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine claim that cannabinoid compounds may inhibit the growth of colon cancer cells in the lab.

BD Rowa: Pouch Packaging Center

Fri, 2019-02-08 13:39
Packages solid oral medicines in patient-specific blister pouches; bearing technology plays key role in system development.

Plastics Manufacturer to Implement AGV System for Intra-Plant Material Deliveries

Fri, 2019-02-08 13:16
Manufacturer of plastics parts for medical, personal care and packaging industries selects system from Dematic.