By David A. Loy, Senior Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Aphena Pharma Solutions
With every recurrence of confirmed counterfeit drug product in the pharmaceutical supply chain the pressure increases to establish a national standard for pharmaceutical track-and-trace solutions. Although a universal standard has yet to emerge, there is one set of requirements that is currently driving action: the California Board of Pharmacy's ePedigree.
By Malcolm McLaughlin, Alconox
A great deal is known about how pH affects aqueous critical cleaning. Typically, alkaline cleaners are used on oily residues and acidic cleaners are used on inorganic residues.
By Martin Pupura, Gerteis Maschinen + Processengineering AG
The dietary supplement label contains information about the product, such as its intended use, directions for use, safety information, and in addition, it fully, clearly, and accurately discloses each ingredient contained in the supplement. Therefore, it is of importance for consumers to judge the quality of the dietary supplement, but based on the label it is difficult to determine the performance, benefits, and features such as whether it contains the proper amount of ingredients in such a way that their absorption and corresponding efficacy are ensured. The grade of quality depends on the production process, which involves the quality control of the manufacturer, the suppliers, and other involved parties.