Pharma Serialisation: A New Challenge for the industry

Jun 27, 2013

Serialisation in the pharmaceutical industry is becoming a very important challenge, not only for the manufacturers but also for their packaging suppliers. According to the Directive 2011/62/EU, pharma companies have three years to implement a successful strategy in all their products to be distributed in the European Union. Saul Serrano at Nekicesa looks into similar regulations that are in place today in India, China, Turkey and some other countries. [prettyfilelink src=”http://ipimediaworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/3-Pharma-Serialisation-A-New-Challenge-for-the-Industry.pdf” type=”pdf”]Pharma Serialisation A New Challenge for the Industry[/prettyfilelink] ...

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A Highly Secure 2D Code to Protect Medical Drugs from Counterfeiting

Jun 27, 2013

The globalisation of production sites and distribution has led to a boom in counterfeit products and dysfunctions of systems and distribution networks. More and more pharmaceutical laboratories are choosing to go beyond regulation and adopt a new security device: a highly secure 2D code, allowing not only identification, but authentication. Jean-Pierre Massicot at Advanced Track and Trace explains that all sectors are concerned – the pharmaceutical sector included. Laboratories are reacting; authorities are implementing new regulations regarding medical drugs’ identification and authentication. [prettyfilelink src=”http://ipimediaworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/2-A-Highly-Secure-2D-Code-to-Protect-Medical-Drugs-from-Counterfeiting.pdf” type=”pdf”]A Highly Secure 2D Code to Protect Medical Drugs from Counterfeiting[/prettyfilelink] ...

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Inner Strength

Jun 27, 2013

Glass has established itself over the years as the most commonly- used primary packaging material for injectable drugs. And yet new drugs and sophisticated production processes such as lyophilisation have given birth to new challenges that high-quality glass containers must face. Florence Buscke at SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging looks into how their geometries and special coatings help to make them stronger and minimise the risk of breakage, but also improve temperature transfer during the lyophilisation process. [prettyfilelink src=”http://ipimediaworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/1-Inner-Strength.pdf” type=”pdf”]Inner Strength[/prettyfilelink] ...

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