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Packaging Materials, Containers and Containment Services

Pharmaceutical Technology

Packaging plays a critical role in the protection of drug and pharmaceutical products from damage and contamination. Pharmaceutical companies use a range of packaging materials to preserve the integrity of their products. The choice of materials used in pharmaceutical packaging depends on the type of drug or pharmaceutical product being packaged. Finding the right pharmaceutical packaging companies and suppliers. Materials used in pharmaceutical packaging.

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7 Problems with Using Borosilicate Glass to Package Drugs

Pharma Mirror

By Christopher Weikart, Chief Scientist, SiO2 Materials Science Even though drugs are meant to save lives, the primary packaging used for delivering drug therapies and vaccines may actually be putting us in danger.

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Container Closure Integrity Testing: A Necessity for Pharmaceutical Industry

Roots Analysis

One of the stages that require quality assurance is packaging of the drug product, as compromised packaging could have serious consequences. So as to ensure the safety of drug and prevent any chance of risk, container closure integrity testing is performed on container closure systems.

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Shift in the trend of Container closure integrity testing

Roots Analysis

In earlier times, container closure integrity testing was not regarded as an essential step in the process of manufacturing. The company developing drug product through such an intense process, use to consider container closure system only for packaging of the product. [1]

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Sustainable, biodegradable and Eco- Friendly Packaging: A Paradigm Shift in Healthcare Packaging

Roots Analysis

Sustainable packaging is defined as packaging that is safe for individuals, as well as the environment, while meeting all requirements for performance, cost and ease of fabrication. Accelerating Sustainable Packaging Solutions Demand.

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Rising Demand for Pharmaceutical Secondary Packaging Providers

Roots Analysis

This continuously growing pipeline of pharmaceutical drug products has inadvertently led to an increase in the demand for their associated primary packaging and Secondary Packaging solutions. . Diverse Landscape of Pharmaceutical Secondary Packaging Providers.

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Leading commercial packaging companies in contract marketing

Pharmaceutical Technology

Packaging plays a vital role in maintaining the quality, safety, user-friendliness and marketability of drugs and other pharmaceutical products. Finding the best commercial packaging suppliers in contract marketing. Pharmaceutical packaging formats and materials.

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Eco-Friendly Packaging: Not Just a Trend

Pharma Packaging Solutions

Helping revolutionize the Packaging Industry, Carton Service is introducing a renewable line of packaging with their Cartons 4R Earth line. Carton Service is excited to offer our new greener, more sustainable packaging choices that serve customers in a variety of industries.”

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The Benefits of Blister Packaging

Pharma Packaging Solutions

If you have ever taken any kind of medication, be it prescription or over the counter (and you almost certainly have), then you’re probably familiar with blister packaging. Blister packaging is extremely common in the pharmaceutical industry, thanks to its many benefits.

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Packaging Solutions for Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices: Insights and Considerations

XTalks

A container closure system consists of all the packaging components that contain and protect a pharmaceutical product. Container Closure Systems. Container closure systems are highly regulated by health agencies. Requirements for Primary Packaging Components.

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Sustainable Packaging Will Be Discussed At DCAT

Pharma Packaging Solutions

If you will be at DCAT in March, we would like to meet with you – sustainable packaging will be on the table. If you are looking for an alternative to plastic or glass containers, this carton type may peak your interest since it is recyclable in over 82% of US markets.

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Leading clinical packaging companies in contract marketing

Pharmaceutical Technology

Clinical packaging and labelling follow stringently controlled procedures and high-standard quality control measures to assure the safety and functionality of investigational medicinal products, during their storage, distribution, and use. Unlike commercial pharmaceutical packaging, the primary consideration in clinical trial packaging is protecting the product quality and reliability for research. Finding the best clinical trial packaging services providers.

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What’s next for Container Closure Integrity Testing?

Pharmaceutical Technology

A vitally important assay used across various stages of drug development and manufacturing, container closure integrity testing (CCIT) involves evaluating packaging systems to determine their ability to protect the stability and sterility of pharmaceutical products.

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Scientists Unveil Biodegradable, Antibacterial Food Packaging

XTalks

Chan School of Public Health and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore recently unveiled a biodegradable, waterproof and antibacterial food packaging. The “smart” packaging kills harmful microbes and can extend the shelf life of fresh foods for multiple days.

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French Startup Pyxo is Creating a Network for Reusable Food Packaging

XTalks

Pyxo, a Paris, France-based startup, is taking sustainable food packaging to the next level by creating a network devoted to reusable food containers. Pyxo is hoping to offer a service that makes it easy and cost-efficient to use reusable food containers at scale.

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Recyclable vs. Reusable: Which Type of Food Packaging Will Dominate the Market?

XTalks

These days, it’s hard to find food, especially processed food, that isn’t encased in some form of packaging. Modern food packaging has allowed for safer, cleaner, more reliable, shelf-stable food – but at what cost? Pros and Cons of Recyclable vs. Reusable Packaging.

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Six Food Packaging Manufacturers Combining Function with Sustainability

XTalks

But food packaging can play a major role in preserving the life of some food products, with many packaging manufacturers helping to address this issue. However, food packaging presents challenges of its own in terms of ease of recyclability and waste creation.

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Chobani Has Left Plastic Packaging Behind and is Introducing Paper-Based Cups

XTalks

Chobani has been exploring and discovering new ways to package its products in a more sustainable and eco-friendly way. It contains a thin plastic lining that maintains the product quality and prevents leakage.

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Stevanato Group, DWK Life Sciences Sign Packaging Platform Agreement

Pharmaceutical Commerce

Non-exclusive deal intends to popularize RTU containment solutions within pharma industry.

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Package | Prasara Yoga

The Pharma Data

Product Name: Package | Prasara Yoga. Click here to get Package | Prasara Yoga at discounted price while it’s still available… All orders are protected by SSL encryption – the highest industry standard for online security from trusted vendors.

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6 Reasons Why Aluminum is The Perfect Material for Food Packaging

XTalks

Aluminum is a popular choice for food packaging because of its superior recyclability and unique properties for product brands over other materials like plastics and glass – it is endlessly recyclable compared to plastic and paper, while being lighter and studier than glass.

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FDA Announces Slow Phase-Out of Certain PFAS Chemicals Used in Food Packaging

XTalks

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a voluntary phase-out of certain types of grease-proofing agents on paper and paperboard food packaging. These chemicals help prevent grease and oil from seeping through the packaging. Why PFAS in Food Packaging Is a Problem.

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Flexible Food & Consumer Packaging: How New Product Innovations Around Paper, Aluminum and Mono-PE Can Improve Sustainability

XTalks

Consumers actively seek out — and are willing to pay a premium for — food and consumer products labeled as organic or plant-based, but what about claims related to the recyclability of the packaging itself? Aluminum Packaging. Paper Packaging.

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How Specialty Pharmacies Cater to the Blind and Those With Impaired Vision

NY Times

your-feed-science Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Drugstores Disabilities Labeling and Labels (Product) Blindness Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Braille Containers and Packaging your-feed-healthcare audio-neutral-informative

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Flexible Food Packaging: Five Reasons To Choose Mono-PE-Based Laminates

XTalks

There are a variety of materials that are used for food packaging, and they serve some very important functions in the food industry. Many of the foods purchased by consumers today are contained in packaging made from materials such as paper, plastic, metal or glass.

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FDA Proposes streamlined description of ‘ Healthy ’ Claim on Food Packages to Help Improve Diet, Reduce habitual Disease

The Pharma Data

Food and Drug Administration proposed streamlined criteria for when foods can be labeled with the nutrient content claim “ healthy ” on their packaging. Under the proposed description, in order to be labeled with the “ healthy ” claim on food packaging, the products would need to Contain a certain meaningful quantum of food from at least one of the food groups or groups(e.g., moment, theU.S.

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Front-of-package product names and ingredient lists of infant and toddler food can be hard to navigate

Scienmag

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WHO Declares Omicron Variant of Concern + Seizure Drug Recalled Over Faulty Seal – Xtalks Life Science Podcast Ep. 39

XTalks

The team also talked about Sagent Pharmaceutical’s voluntary recall of several lots of its injectable seizure medication levetiracetam due to potential loss of sterility because of a container closure issue on the vials it comes packaged in.

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Rely on Tjoapack for Pharmaceutical Kit Assembly

Pharma Packaging Solutions

The pharmaceutical industry requires some unique packaging services that companies like Tjoapack are equipped to provide. Because pharmaceutical kitting involves assembling all of the elements of a specific treatment, and packaging them together, it raises some unique packaging challenges.

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FDA Publishes Proposal to Redefine the Implied Nutrient Contain Claim “Healthy” Changing Focus to Foods Rather than Nutrients Adding Limits on Added Sugar Content

The FDA Law Blog

For example, most cheeses will no longer be eligible for the healthy claim because they contain too much sodium. The symbol on the front of a package would function as a quick signal to allow consumers to identify foods that will help build healthy dietary patterns.

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Sonoco ThermoSafe and Turkish Cargo Sign Global Master Lease Agreement

Pharmaceutical Commerce

Partnership allows for distribution of packager’s temperature-controlled container.

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Rise of Seed-Based Foods + Lay’s RePlay Repurposing Packaging – Xtalks Food Podcast Ep. 17

XTalks

In this episode of the Xtalks Food Podcast, Sydney discusses how seed-based foods have the potential to be an allergy-friendly, nutritious alternative to nut-containing foods. Lay’s RePlay to Repurpose Packaging and Make Sustainable Football Pitches Around the World.

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Will An Upcycled Certification Mark on Packaged Foods Resonate With Consumers?

XTalks

In terms of the certification marker, the UFA hired branding agency Modern Species to design the marker for food packaging. With a clear definition, the marker goes beyond vague terms sometimes found on food packaging such as “sustainably-made” or “made with clean ingredients.”.

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How Food Delivery is Exacerbating Climate Change

XTalks

The growing popularity of online food delivery services has increased the use of single-use takeaway food packaging, ranging from plastic to Styrofoam to PFAS-lined brown boxes. This means more production and disposal of single-use packaging, which requires more energy and raw materials.

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How Startup SAVRPak is Preventing Soggy Food Delivery, One Fry at a Time

XTalks

Resembling silica gel packets found in certain food and commercial products, SAVRPak’s frozen peel-and-stick patches can be placed inside most delivery containers — including clamshell containers, pizza boxes and paper bags — to remove moisture and reduce humidity.

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Terumo Pharmaceutical Solutions expands CDMO services outside Japan for global market 

Pharma Mirror

Terumo is a well-established integrated CDMO in Japan offering end-to-end services for more than 20 years, supporting customers with pre-filled syringe (PFS) design, molding, drug preparation, filling, assembly, and final packaging for challenging biotech drugs and small molecules.

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CMS Finalizes Rule on Medicare Part B Discarded Drug Rebates

The FDA Law Blog

Kirschenbaum — On Friday, November 4, CMS finalized a rule to implement mandatory rebates (called “refunds”) for discarded amounts of separately paid Medicare Part B single-source drugs packaged in single-dose or single-use containers. By Alan M.

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Mitigating the risks of cross-contamination during Oral Solid Dose (OSD) manufacturing

Pharmaceutical Technology

Compared to other dosage forms, tablets are simpler to manufacture, package, and transport. This heightens the risk of cross contamination, requiring effective containment solutions, especially when handling highly potent powders.

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Rutgers & Harvard scientists develop antimicrobial, plant-based food wrap designed to replace plastic

Scienmag

Aiming to produce environmentally friendly alternatives to plastic food wrap and containers, a Rutgers scientist has developed a biodegradable, plant-based coating that can be sprayed on foods, guarding against pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms and transportation damage. The scalable process could potentially reduce the adverse environmental impact of plastic food packaging as well as protect […].

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FDA Issues Two Guidance Documents on Food Allergen Labeling Requirements

The FDA Law Blog

Most notably, the draft guidance clarifies that the following food products are subject to the allergen labeling requirements: Bulk containers (e.g., All packaged foods served or sold on transportation carriers (e.g., By Sophia R. Gaulkin — Last week, the U.S.

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Sesame Allergies Cause FDA to List Sesame as the 9th Major Allergen

XTalks

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added sesame to its list of major allergens, making it easier for people with sesame allergies to safely consume packaged food without fear of an allergic reaction.

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Leading pharmaceutical wholesalers

Pharmaceutical Technology

The document contains detailed information on the suppliers and their product offerings, alongside contact details to aid your purchasing or hiring decision.

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Research illuminates how melanoma readies lymph nodes for tumor spread

Scienmag

Melanoma cells release small extracellular packages containing the protein nerve growth factor receptor, which primes nearby lymph nodes for tumor metastases, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. The study results, published on Nov. 25 in Nature Cancer, may one day help doctors determine which patients need more aggressive treatment and could help […]. Latest News illuminates lymph melanoma nodes readies research spread tumor