Newsletter | April 24, 2012

04.24.12 -- How J&J Plans To Overcome The Doxil Shortage

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3 Questions To Ask To Ensure Your Blister Package Passes Stability
By Zuzana Sabova-Kepic, Manager, Barrier Packaging, Honeywell HealthCare and Packaging
Pharmaceutical companies all share the same goal: Delivering safe and effective drugs to patients. One aspect of achieving this objective is conducting stability studies that demonstrate to regulatory organizations that a drug's formulation is safe and effective.


Vulnerability In The Tablet Press Rooms
By Ray Spurgeon, Product Manager-Inspection Systems, Eriez
With comprehensive IQs, OQs, and PQs, the pharmaceutical industry has the most stringent quality guidelines in place to ensure product consistency and efficacy. Yet when it comes to foreign object detection, most companies leave themselves vulnerable as they restrict inspection of foreign objects to the tablet press rooms using metal detectors.


Checklist For Multivariate Analysis Best Practice
By Dr. Frank Westad, Chief Scientific Officer, CAMO Software
You are unlikely to create the final model in your first attempt. Use the power of multivariate analysis to select interesting samples based on the instrumental measurements before you put them through the lab.

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Datasheet: Deduster KD6015 Combined Unit
Improved dedusting and deburring capabilities thanks to an optimized combination of vibration, dust agitation, air, and vacuum suction.

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Product Brochure: Safe, Effective, Aqueous Cleaners
Whether you are cleaning process equipment, medical devices, labware, filter membranes, or precision parts, IPC free-rinsing detergents provide the critical cleaning necessary to meet the most rigorous specifications for surface cleanliness.

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Datasheet: Model 56 Advanced Dual-Input Analyzer
The high-resolution, full-color screen of the easy-to-use Model 56 Analyzer provides easily viewed process measurements, on-screen data trend graphs, and detailed user help screens. This advanced analyzer has a data logger, event logger, and USB 2.0 data port.

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Brochure: Liqui-Cel Membrane Contactors
Membrana offers four fiber types of polyolefin-based membrane contactors. Each fiber and module design has unique qualities, making it suited to various applications.


Improve The Reliability Of Your Process Models For Better Process Understanding And Control: A Holistic Approach For Engineers
Chemical engineering is a discipline that to a certain degree relies on deterministic or first principle models.

Industry News

How J&J Plans To Overcome The Doxil Shortage
GSK Unloads OTC Brands For $264M
Novartis MS Drug Shows Patients Successfully Treated For Up To Seven Years
Merck To Pay Endocyte Nearly $1B For Rights To Cancer Candidate
Sanofi, Michael J. Fox Foundation Collaborate On New Parkinson's Treatment
Par Pharmaceutical Acquires Rights To Market And Distribute Generic Dexilant In The U.S.
Irvine Pharmaceutical Services Completes Successful FDA Inspection
Agilent Technologies Introduces Integrated UHPLC-DAD System
Cryopak Expands Their Brick Manufacturing Capacity On The East Coast
India's Government Task Force On Pharmaceutical Track And Trace Recommends Unique ID Codes And SMS Authentication Model
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Huge Auction Of A Complete 400,000SF Late Model High Volume Solid, Semi Solid, And Liquid Pharma Mfg. And Packaging Facility

Huge Auction Of A Complete 400,000SF Late Model High Volume Solid, Semi Solid, And Liquid Pharma Mfg. And Packaging Facility

This live auction will be webcast from Humacao, Puerto Rico on May 9 and 10, 2012 by GoIndustry DoveBid, due to complete plant closure of Legacy Pharmaceuticals International. Learn more.

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Spotlight On Metal Detection And X-Ray Inspection

Brochure: Thermo Scientific Product Assurance Services And Solutions (PASS)
The quality of your company's products and brand names are vital in today's marketplace. Any contamination or nonconformity incident can have a serious effect upon your consumer in the short term and upon your company in the long term.

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Datasheet: Lock Insight PH Model Metal Detection System
The Lock Insight PH metal detection system is a stand alone metal detector for tablets and capsules for the pharmaceutical industry.

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Eriez X-Ray Inspection Systems
The Eriez E-Z Tec® Inspection Systems use advanced linear array technology that is unrivalled for its sensitivity, speed, and sophistication. Eriez E-Z Tec Inspection Systems are available only in the United States and Canada.

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XS2 Pharma Checkweigher
The XS2 Pharma has been specifically designed for the pharmaceutical industry, providing complete product traceability.

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Brochure: Fortress Pharmaceutical Metal Detector For Tablets And Capsules
The Phantom Pharmaceutical metal detector provides the ideal solution for detection and rejection of the smallest contaminants in tablets and capsules. With its current GMP design and construction suited for FDA compliance, the system meets the stringent QA requirements of the pharmaceutical industry. A free IQ/OQ validation package is included.

Brochure: INSIGHT Pharmaceutical Metal Detector
Offering metal detection levels down to 0.1mm, the new LOCK INSIGHT range of pharmaceutical metal detectors can detect and reject metallic particles in pharmaceutical production lines at speeds of up to 30,000 tablets/minute. Where the INSIGHT really excels is in its ability to create stable and sensitive setups with difficult product applications.

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Stevens Industries Pharmaceutical Form/Fill/Seal Packaging Machine Video
The Stevens Industries OMORI Superwrapper S5000A is a form, fill, and seal packaging machine for packaging lines.

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Document Management Workflow Software
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Blister Buffer And Handling Systems
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Solid-Dose Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging
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ChargePoint BIO Aseptic Powder Transfer Valve
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