By Oliver Stauffer, VP/COO, PTI Packaging Technologies And Inspection
Package testing and container closure integrity are cornerstones for quality. Now, more than ever, innovative package designs are being used to differentiate and simplify pharmaceutical product delivery and end use. When defining package quality for your specific application there are two questions to answer.
By Adrian Possumato, Vice President, Healthcare Packaging
Maintaining drug stability, quality, shelf life, safety, and efficacy is often achieved by using a sorbent to manage moisture, remove oxygen, or eliminate volatiles in the drug or device packaging headspace. With so much at stake, sorbent insertion is a critical step in the pharmaceutical packaging process. Unfortunately for manufacturers, automated insertion can create challenges on the packaging line when not properly implemented by a reputable supplier that can offer technical expertise and customized solutions.
By John Van Tol, Harro Höfliger Packaging Systems
When it comes to the topic of capsule filling, the first and most immediate issue to consider is the equipment used for this purpose. Obviously, selection of the most suitable encapsulator is an extremely important consideration. There are several questions you need to ask while working through the selection process.
By Kevin Zarnick, Pharmaceutical Sales Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987 (PDMA) which was then modified by the Prescription Drug Amendments of 1992. Included was Section 503(e)(1)(A), which establishes the pedigree requirement for prescription drugs.
By Paul A. Webb, Micromeritics Instrument Corporation
Catalysts are used in a variety of applications — from the production of consumer goods to the protection of the environment. Chemical adsorption (“chemisorption”) analysis techniques provide much of the information necessary to evaluate catalyst materials in the design and production phases, as well as after a period of use.
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